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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September 12, 2016
The University of Richmond has been facing intense criticism for an email that that defended the university's handling of a sexual assault complaint filed by a student. The email said many of the statements made in public by the woman who brought the complaint were "inaccurate" -- leading many on campus to say the university was branding the student a liar.
September 9, 2016
The board of the University of Oregon voted Thursday to remove the name of Frederic Dunn (right) from a dormitory that has for years honored him,
September 9, 2016
Michael C. Marcon, facing criticism over his comments on Twitter, resigned Thursday as chair of the Ursinus College board. Marcon met with students and faculty members in recent days to try to reassure them, but many have said he should not remain as board chair, and one other board member already quit in protest over the tweets.
September 9, 2016
Newman University has called off a planned appearance by Carol Beier, a Kansas Supreme Court justice, amid what officials called "unsettling" remarks on social media about the visit, The Wichita Eagle reported. Some of the comments opposed Beier's appearance because she has as a justice upheld abortion rights, a view that some alumni of the Roman Catholic university reject. But officials said that the decision was made based on safety concerns, not Beier's views.
September 9, 2016
John Coleman, president of Haverford College from 1967 to 1977, died Sept. 6 at the age of 95.
September 9, 2016
Long Island University has rejected a proposal by the faculty union to end the current lockout of professors at the Brooklyn campus. The union proposed that the lockout end and that the previous contract be extended by five weeks.
September 9, 2016
At a press conference Thursday morning, Hillary Clinton was asked whether she thinks sexism is at play in some of the reactions she receives, such as the Republican National Committee chairman tweeting criticism Wednesday over her lack of a smile in an interview discussing national security.
September 9, 2016
The annual study of college student drug use by University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research has found that student use of marijuana continues to be up, but that other drug use is falling. In 2015, 38 percent of college students said they had used marijuana in the prior 12 months, up from 30 percent in 2006. Daily or near-daily use was at 4.6 percent, down from 5.9 percent in 2014, but up from 3.5 percent in 2007.

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