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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February 20, 2012
Fifty-nine percent of faculty members at the University of California at Davis voted to approve a resolution that they have confidence in the leadership of Linda P.B. Katehi as chancellor, The Sacramento Bee reported.
February 20, 2012
Education Department ends inquiry into why Harvard and Princeton turned down one student. Broader review of Princeton's policies continues.
February 20, 2012
The New York City Police Department not only monitored Muslim student groups at colleges in New York City, but tracked them at colleges outside city limits, the Associated Press reported. Police officers took steps to monitor students at colleges including the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, went on a whitewater rafting trip to meet some students, and talked to authorities in Buffalo about a professor.
February 20, 2012
Sudanese police raided the University of Khartoum Friday morning and arrested hundreds of students, Reuters reported. The university was closed two months ago, following protests, but many students have remained on the campus, waiting for operations to resume.  
February 20, 2012
Erskine trustees reject request from college's denomination to have the ability to remove board members.
February 20, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Michael Desch of the University of Notre Dame challenges the assumption that Democratic presidents are less likely to take the United States to war. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 20, 2012
Texas universities have not generally embraced the national movement to ban smoking on campuses. But The New York Times reported that recently adopted rules by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas may change that.
February 20, 2012
Curtin University, in Australia, is defending itself against criticism of an honorary degree awarded Friday to Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, AFP reported. The university says that the degree honored important work for early-childhood education. But critics say that Mansor is known for her expensive shopping, which is perceived as insensitive to the poverty faced by many people in her country.
February 20, 2012
A federal jury on Friday awarded more than $1 million to three women who sued Alabama State University, charging their supervisor there with various forms of harassment, The Montgomery Advertiser reported.

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