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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October 6, 2016
The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa announced Wednesday afternoon that a student linked to racist Facebook posts has been suspended and is no longer on campus. The announcement followed widespread outrage over the Facebook posts, which were widely circulated on Twitter and elsewhere.
October 5, 2016
A student group at Britain's University of Bristol has called off plans to produce the opera Aida after concerns were raised over the possible casting of white actors to play key roles in the opera about an Ethiopian princess held in Egypt. Musical Theater Bristol, the group, posted this statement on its Facebook page: "To all our MTB members, it is with great sadness that we are announcing the cancellation of Aida in this year's MTB show calendar. This show that was voted in by our members has since cause controversy in terms of racial diversity.
October 5, 2016
The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps has ordered all units to take more precautions about communicating with campus officials before conducting training program
October 5, 2016
Appeals court revives suit over student complaints about being pressured to participate in medical procedure.
October 5, 2016
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Key Trends in Graduate and Professional Education: Attracting Students in Changing Times." You may download the booklet, free, here.
October 5, 2016
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded this morning to three researchers "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines."
October 5, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington on Tuesday ordered all students to evacuate the campus by Thursday morning because of the possible arrival of Hurricane Matth
October 5, 2016
East Carolina U bars band members from protest during national anthem. Stance differs from that of other public colleges and universities.
October 4, 2016
Three researchers at American universities were this morning named winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics. Half of the award goes to David J.


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