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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January 18, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Colleen Seifert of the University of Michigan explains why it’s sometimes hard to abandon an idea even when you know it to be false. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 18, 2013
With Supreme Court decision on affirmative action looming, admissions and legal experts debate whether and how to move beyond test scores and grades, and whether "non-cognitive" measures will yield more diversity and more successful students.
January 18, 2013
The Council of Canadian Law Deans is opposing a proposal by Trinity Western University, an evangelical institution, to start a law school, The Vancouver Sun reported. The deans say that the accreditor for law schools in Canada should block the new institution from opening because Trinity Western's policies bar gay relationships by students or employees.
January 18, 2013
Michael Barera has been named Wikipedian in residence at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library at the University of Michigan -- the first such position at a presidential library. Barera will focus on expanding the availability of information about President Ford and the library's holdings on Wikipedia through the Gerald Ford WikiProject.  
January 17, 2013
   
January 17, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Robin Macaluso of the University of Northern Colorado turns us on to the energy-saving benefits of LED lighting. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 17, 2013
The University of Amsterdam held its annual faculty party last week, and many who attended wish they hadn't. The Associated Press reported that apparent food poisoning left 230 guests sickened, many of them violently ill with stomach ailments.
January 17, 2013
Obama ends de facto ban on studies supported by the CDC and other federal agencies. Many crime scholars pushed for this move.
January 17, 2013
Tulane University, which late last year acknowledged having submitted inaccurate information about its M.B.A. program to U.S.
January 17, 2013
The College of Visual Arts, in Minnesota, has announced that it will close at the end of the academic year. Enrollment has dropped 21 percent in the last year. A statement from Ann Ledy, president of the college, said: "Although CVA’s tuition is one of the lowest in the state, students have found it more and more difficult to pay their way. With declining federal and state financial aid support, and the challenges surrounding private loans, students cannot afford the college of their dreams."

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