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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December 17, 2012
Two students have sued the University of Delaware in federal court, charging that the university is violating their First Amendment rights by barring them from selling T-shirts that say (similar to a taunt used on opposing athletic teams) "U can suck our D," The News Journal reported. The university maintains that its objection is based on trademark infringement, and not the content of the T-shirt.  
December 17, 2012
Connecticut, Middlebury and Williams Colleges on Friday announced a new effort to diversify the faculties of liberal arts colleges. The Andrew W.
December 17, 2012
The American Economic Association saw a 2.7 percent rise in the number of job announcements for Ph.D.s during 2012, continuing a pattern of recovery from sharp drops as the economic downturn started in 2008. Economics is a discipline where those with doctorates have long had considerable opportunities in the business and finance world, not just in academe. This year's numbers show a 5.7 percent increase for jobs in academe, and a 3.6 percent drop for nonacademic positions.
December 17, 2012
A compilation of Inside Higher Ed articles from the last two years about gun issues as they affect colleges and universities. Connecticut killer was briefly a student at Western Connecticut State, which suffered losses at Sandy Hook school.  
December 14, 2012
Student workers at the University of Toledo are objecting to a new rule that will require them to wear khaki pants and a blue shirt with the university logo while on the job, The Toledo Blade reported. University officials said that the uniform will promote professionalism, and that some of the opposition is based on incorrect information that the new rule applies to tutors.
December 14, 2012
Students, faculty members and alumni are protesting the decision by Morgan State University's board not to renew the contract of David Wilson as president, The Baltimore Sun reported. Wilson's supporters point to progress at the university in the three years he has led it, and the lack of any information from the board about why it decided to seek a new president.
December 14, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Elisabeth Blagrove of the University of Warwick reveals why shapes can influence how we perceive faces. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
December 14, 2012
Richard M. Joel, president of Yeshiva University, issued an apology Thursday for the way the institution may have handled allegations during the 1970s of sex abuse of boys at a high school the university runs.

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