Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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August 28, 2012
In Quebec on Monday, many classes resumed at universities that had effectively been shut down by student strikes, CBC News reported. Most student unions have voted to end their strikes, and a controversial provincial law ordered the resumption of classes. But at the University of Montreal and at the University of Quebec at Montreal, some students remained on strike and attempted to block courses from taking place.
August 28, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Rachel Gross of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University explains how fears about not having enough to eat can contribute to obesity. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
August 28, 2012
New Orleans colleges shut down, but government professors trade quips and tips as they ponder an annual meeting right after Isaac is due to leave town.
August 27, 2012
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis is starting a bachelor's program in medical humanities and health studies. Messiah College is starting an undergraduate major in film and media arts.
August 27, 2012
The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa has apologized to a local baker who received a "cease and desist" letter about her cookies and cakes in the shapes of footballs with an A on them, The Tuscaloosa News reported. University officials said that the letter went beyond normal steps the university takes to protect its trademarks, and that it did not want to stop production of the cookies and cakes.  
August 27, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Luke Galen of Grand Valley State University examines the connection between social wellbeing and various degrees of religious belief. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
August 27, 2012
Political scientists consider positions they are taking on gay rights by attending or staying away from their discipline's largest gathering.
August 27, 2012
Cooper Barton, age 5, has become a hero to University of Michigan alumni as news spread that he was forced to turn his Michigan T-shirt inside out because of a rule in Oklahoma City, where he lives, banning most T-shirts with writing on them in the public schools. There is an exception for the attire of Oklahoma colleges, but not out-of-state institutions. Barton has already received a call from Michigan's athletics director, and tickets to a football game.

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