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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November 18, 2016
Chippewa Valley Technical College is starting two associate degree programs: precision agronomy management and animal science management. Illinois State University is starting a bachelor of science in cybersecurity.
November 18, 2016
More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on.
November 18, 2016
The University of St. Thomas, in Minnesota, is starting an associate degree program to reach students who might benefit from the university's offerings but need extra support. Students will be prepared for transfer to St. Thomas or other public and private colleges in the state. The program is designed only for those who are low income. With federal and other aid, students will typically be charged tuition of about $1,000 a year.
November 17, 2016
The winners of the 2016 National Book Awards were announced Wednesday night.
November 17, 2016
Kevin Allred, an adjunct professor at Rutgers University at New Brunswick and an active social media user, wrote on Twitter that some of his anti-Donald Trump tweets prompted the university to have the New York City Police Department visit him and require him to undergo a psychological evaluation. NYPD just came to my house bc Rutgers Police told them i'm a threat based on political statements i've made on campus and on twitter.
November 17, 2016
Many presidents try to build support for new strategic plans. But Rebecca Bergman, president of Gustavus Adolphus, has gone farther than most -- Bergman and her husband have pledged $4 million to the college to help carry out various parts of the plan. Details of the gift may be found here.
November 17, 2016
A prominent college president and an accomplished physicist were among those named by President Obama on Wednesday as winners of the Presidential M
November 17, 2016
Iowa State Representative Bobby Kaufmann, a Republican, plans to propose legislation that would charge public universities $2 for every $1 in state funds spent on programs to comfort students upset about the presidential election results, The Des Moines Register reported. Kaufmann said he has been upset to read about what universities in other states are doing to comfort students and doesn't want that to happen in Iowa.
November 17, 2016
Timothy P. White, chancellor of the California State University System, said Wednesday that the university will not help federal immigration authorities under the Trump administration take steps that could lead to the deportation of undocumented students, The Los Angeles Times reported. "Our police departments will not honor immigration hold requests," White said.

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