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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April 13, 2016
The University of California at Berkeley plans to eliminate 500 nonfaculty staff jobs over the next two years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. That would decrease the number of staff positions by 6 percent. Officials hope to eliminate many of the positions through attrition, but some layoffs are also reportedly taking place.
April 13, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
April 12, 2016
Many full-time faculty members at Tallahassee Community College are protesting a plan by the new provost, Feleccia Moore-Davis, to require them to teach five courses a semester, The Tallahassee Democrat reported. Florida statute requires five courses a semester but allows professors with various service duties to teach four courses.
April 12, 2016
The Hartwick College faculty voted no confidence Monday in President Margaret Drugovich, The Daily Star reported. Many professors have been angry since the summer, when Drugovich eliminated 18 nonfaculty positions. Some faculty members, however, reached out to the newspaper to express support for their president, saying she was leading the college through difficult times.
April 12, 2016
George Hyde Hanford, who held various key positions at the College Board for 32 years, including serving as president from 1979 until his retirement in 1986, died Sunday at the age of 95. A tribute from the College Board may be found here.
April 12, 2016
While many academic disciplines are experiencing a tight job market, faculty job openings in communication are increasing, according to an analysis from the National Communication Association. The association identified 802 openings in 2015, up from 752 the year before and 351 as recently as 2009.
April 11, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
April 11, 2016
Duke University students on Friday afternoon ended a weeklong occupation of the president's office. The students made many demands -- including the firing of several senior administrators -- that were not met. But the university did make a number of concessions that relate to its treatment of its workers -- the main subject of the protest.

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