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 7, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Kevin Walsh of the University of York traces the history of the human occupation of Europe’s alpine region. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
February 7, 2014
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
February 6, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Benjamin Black of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology discusses the connection between volcanism and one of the largest extinctions in Earth’s history. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
February 6, 2014
"Key Issues for Business Schools" is a collection of news articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about the opportunities and challenges facing schools of business. The articles aren't breaking news, rather analyses about long-term trends and some of the forward-looking thinking of experts about this important sector of institutions.
February 6, 2014
Some Wellesley College students are concerned about a lifelike statue of a man sleepwalking in his underwear, The Boston Globe reported. The statue is part of an exhibit at the college museum, but the outdoor placement of the statue has attracted considerable attention and criticism.  
February 5, 2014
Jeff Wilson, associate professor of biological sciences at Huston-Tillotson University, moved into a dumpster Tuesday, planning to live there for a year. Working with students, he plans to show how one could live in a dumpster, using much less space and energy than Americans typically consume. “The overarching goal ...

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