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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January 28, 2014
When U. of Illinois chancellor didn't cancel classes, Twitter erupted in racist and sexist comments -- and discussion of those slurs.
January 28, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Ken Noll of the University of Connecticut reveals the process of methane production by microbes in woodland ponds. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 27, 2014
Study finds long-term impact on college grades, even for those near top of their high school class, of attending disadvantaged institutions.
January 27, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Curtis Marean of Arizona State University discusses the technological developments that made early humans deadly hunters. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 27, 2014
The last week saw multiple campus shootings, some fatal. On Friday, a student at South Carolina State University was shot and killed, and authorities on Saturday arrested a man, saying that the two were arguing before the shooting, CNN reported. On Saturday, a man whose identity has not been released was shot in the parking lot of Los Angeles Valley College, CBS Los Angles reported.
January 27, 2014
The job market for faculty positions in religion was relatively stable in 2012,date is sic. the religion associations aren't as current as others. -sj better than it was immediately after the economic downturn hit in 2008, but still down from earlier, according to a report by the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion.
January 27, 2014
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is starting a wide-ranging effort to promote entrepreneurship and turn student inventions into products and businesses, The Boston Globe reported. MIT is already no slouch when it comes to technology innovation, but officials have been concerned that Harvard and Stanford Universities have been expanding efforts on promoting startup culture.

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