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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March 3, 2014
Columbia University is ending academic credit for internships, Newsweek reported. The move is designed to prod internship providers to pay students, as is generally required by federal labor law, even though many internships providers have not done so.  
March 3, 2014
More California State University campuses are adopting or proposing "student success fees" of $200 to $500 per semester to add sections, counseling and other services that promote degree completion, The Los Angeles Times reported. The campuses say that they need the funds, noting that the relatively good budget year they are having doesn't come close to making up for the cuts of previous years.
March 3, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Daphne Hernandez, assistant professor of nutrition at the University of Houston, explains that while food-insecure families struggle to pay for healthy food, the roots of the problem go beyond economics. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
March 3, 2014
Base pay for administrators is up 2.4% -- and reversing trend of several years, those at public institutions see larger gains.
March 3, 2014
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York announced Friday that Paul Krugman, the Nobel laureate and professor of economics and political science at Princeton University, would be joining the faculty.
March 3, 2014
Three Carleton College students were killed Friday, and two others were seriously injured, in a car accident, the college announced. The Star Tribune reported that the students were en route to an Ultimate Frisbee competition in California.  
March 3, 2014
Northwood University, a private institution in Michigan, announced that it is closing its residential undergraduate programs in Texas, but is keeping its adult and graduate programs.
March 3, 2014
The Iowa Board of Regents held a special meeting Friday at which members criticized Sally Mason, president of the University of Iowa, for a recent comment she made about sexual assault, The Gazette reported.
March 3, 2014
Some faculty members are concerned that Bryan College, a Christian institution in Tennessee, is making its required statement of faith so specific in its Biblical literalism that it may be difficult for them to teach there, The Times Free Press reported.

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