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 14, 2012
The day after the University of Tulsa announced the firing of President Geoffrey Orsak -- after only 74 days in office -- the university issued a vague statement that did not offer any explanation for the action.
September 14, 2012
The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday agreed to settle a suit by 21 students at the Davis campus who were pepper sprayed while they were engaged in a non-violent protest last year, The Los Angeles Times reported. University officials, as well as the lawyers for the students, declined to discuss details of the settlement. Leslie Tang Schilling, a member of the board, said the regents settled the case so they could focus on serious budget issues.
September 14, 2012
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Francis Marion University
September 14, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Larisa DeSantis of Vanderbilt University explains the evolutionary strategy that allowed mammals to survive multiple shifts in the Earth’s climate. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
September 14, 2012
New study says test has equal predictive value for those with high and low socioeconomic status, a potentially significant finding. But critics question the analysis.
September 14, 2012
Pepperdine University has denied the request of a student for academic credit for an internship with the Marijuana Policy Project, which encourages states to liberalize medical marijuana laws and to decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot. The project issued a press release criticizing the decision and saying that it was inconsistent with Pepperdine's Christian values.
September 14, 2012
Eleven current and former women's volleyball team members at the State University of New York at Geneseo have been arrested on charges of hazing and unlawfully dealing with a minor, The Livingston County News reported. According to authorities, eight younger members of the team were handcuffed, blindfolded and forced to drink vodka. One of the eight had to be hospitalized for alcohol poisoning.
September 14, 2012
The University of California at Los Angeles announced Thursday that it was ordering an end to plans by a labor education center at the university to help create a certificate program for undocumented students.

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