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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June 17, 2015
Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback whose reputation has been damaged by a football deflation scandal, made a rare public appearance following a report that was critical of him and his team, speaking at Salem State University. The Boston Globe reported that the university's foundation paid him $170,000 for the appearance.
June 17, 2015
Federal authorities have charged Munther Omar Saleh, a college student, with conspiring to help the Islamic State carry out attacks in New York City, The New York Times reported. Officials said that Saleh was seeking to learn how to make explosive devices.
June 17, 2015
Legislative leaders in New York State have agreed on a deal to require public and private colleges to have “affirmative consent” policies, The New York Times reported. Under such policies, both students must explicitly consent to a sexual act.
June 17, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Lisa Chasan-Taber, professor of epidemiology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, discusses her research on gestational diabetes and how it manifests itself later in life. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 17, 2015
Matt Bambrough, Utah Valley University's director of creative services, has done over one of its staircases.
June 17, 2015
Bloomberg Philanthropies, the philanthropic arm of Michael Bloomberg's business interests, is giving $100 million to Cornell University for its new technology campus in New York City. While mayor of New York City, Bloomberg championed a competition won by Cornell to build a new campus on Roosevelt Island. The first academic building on the new campus will be called Bloomberg Center.
June 16, 2015
Donations to education institutions hit $54.62 billion in 2014, a 4.9 percent increase over 2013, according to the annual "Giving USA" report. When adjusted for inflation, the increase is 3.2 percent. In total, Americans gave $358.38 billion to charity in 2014, a 7.1 percent gain.
June 16, 2015
Marian Court College, a small Roman Catholic college outside of Boston, will shut down later this month, The Daily Item reported. Denise Hammon, the president, said that “as a highly tuition-dependent education institution, Marian Court can no longer maintain our operations given declining enrollment numbers.” She said that Salem State University has agreed to enroll Marian Court's students.

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