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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March 10, 2014
Boston University is investigating allegations that Kelly Greenberg, the women's basketball coach, has engaged in bullying and emotional abuse of players, The Boston Globe reported. The investigation follows the decision of four women to leave the team this year, with all four saying that they had been emotionally abused.
March 10, 2014
Public college and university professors do not have First Amendment right to encourage religious views while acting in faculty roles, federal judge rules.
March 10, 2014
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, dubbed "deadliest fraternity" nationally, announces a radical change in how its chapters will get new members.
March 10, 2014
Tel Aviv University is introducing a new app that will provide almost immediate feedback for professors on their lectures, Haaretz reported. In the last five minutes of class, students will be questioned via the app on whether the class was interesting that day, how they would evaluate the professor's performance and how they rank the lecturer overall - on a scale of 1 to 100. A pilot of the app is about to start, used only in courses of lecturers who have volunteered for the project.  
March 7, 2014
Some Pennsylvania legislators are working on a plan that would allow the larger institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to break away and become independent "state related" universities, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The move comes at a time that some system campuses are experiencing enrollment declines and that they all face state budget cuts.
March 7, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Robert Goldstone, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University, explains that those who copy others' ideas play a crucial role in the overall creative process. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
March 7, 2014
Victory University, a for-profit institution in Memphis, is shutting down, Memphis News Channel 3 reported. Rumors have circulated about financial problems at the institution, which has 1,600 students.  
March 7, 2014
At least nine students at Ohio State University have mumps, WBNS News reported. Officials are trying to determine the cause of the outbreak. In February, Fordham University saw an outbreak.  

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