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 27, 2017
A professor at Simon Fraser University, in Canada, has organized a petition for the institution to drop "Clan" as the name of its athletic teams, CBC News reported. The name refers to the Scottish heritage of the man for whom the university is named.
September 27, 2017
A new variation of racially charged poster has appeared at American University. Ten posters appeared on campus Tuesday -- the day the university was unveiling plans for a new center on research to fight racism. The posters featured Confederate flags with balls of cotton attached. A statement from the university said, "We will not be deterred by this cowardly attempt at intimidation." Some at American shared photos of the posters on social media.
September 27, 2017
Belhaven University is starting a doctoral program in educational leadership. College of Charleston is starting a bachelor's degree in commercial real estate finance. Dean College is starting a B.F.A. in dance.
September 27, 2017
As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups.
September 26, 2017
Brown University on Monday announced an agreement with Native Americans who have been holding a protest encampment on land owned by the university in Bristol, R.I. The Native Americans claim the land is theirs, although Brown has said that it purchased the land over time, in legitimate ways.
September 26, 2017
With National Football League athletes fighting with President Trump over taking a knee during the playing of the National Anthem, a University of Michigan student on Monday took a knee on the Diag, the center of campus life. The student, Dana Greene, said he was protesting racism both at the university and in society. Many Michigan students applauded the action, and tried to provide him with some shade from umbrellas as he stayed in place in a warm day.
September 25, 2017
Lenora Chu discusses her inside look at China’s educational system -- and what American colleges should know about the students recruited there.
September 25, 2017
Fee for an honors college; the impact of “prior-prior”; a critique of considering race in admissions.

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