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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August 8, 2016
The University of Wisconsin at Stout is moving two large murals that depict Native Americans and French traders,
August 8, 2016
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.
August 8, 2016
Michigan State has closed its women's lounge. A male professor at another university complained about it, but many female students at the university want it back.
August 8, 2016
In May, the London School of Economics and Political Science
August 8, 2016
Medical students nationwide, with backing from some medical schools, are pushing to kill a required standardized test that they say is expensive and adds little, The Washington Post reported. The test is known as the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam and theoretically determines whether medical students have bedside manner and problem-solving skills.
August 8, 2016
Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.
August 8, 2016
ABC News and The Sydney Morning Herald are reporting that armed gunmen on Sunday abducted two professors who teach at the American University of Afghanistan. One of the professors is reported to be an American and the other an Australian. Reportedly they were seized just outside the campus by gunmen dressed in uniforms of the Afghan security forces.
August 8, 2016
Ninety law professors on Sunday issued an open letter defending the U.S. Education Department's rules on colleges' obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to respond to allegations of sex assault. Specifically, the letter defends the department telling colleges to use a "preponderance of evidence" standard, and not a "beyond a reasonable doubt" standard.
August 8, 2016
In May, the University of Brighton
August 8, 2016
Leaders of the University of Hong Kong are proposing changes in the way faculty members are hired, and those plans have set off concerns about faculty rights at the university, The South China Morning Post reported. Among the changes proposed is that faculty committees, which currently oversee hiring, would have their role changed to advisory. In additionally, faculty panels would lose the right to appoint assistant professors.

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