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 16, 2015
Many scientists were alarmed when Senator Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican who does not believe in the scientific consensus on climate change, this year became chair of the Senate Space, Science and Competitiveness Subcommittee.
March 16, 2015
N.L.R.B. revives bids for collective bargaining for graduate students at Columbia and the New School, potentially permitting new challenges to ruling that has limited unionization.
March 13, 2015
Students at Merced College in California are protesting the decision of the board not to renew the appointment of Everett Lovelace as dean of student services, The Merced Sun-Star reported. College leaders will not comment on why Lovelace was not renewed, but students say they saw him as their advocate, and some students have questioned whether he is being treated unfairly because he is black.  
March 13, 2015
The push by some student government members at the University of California at Irvine to ban the U.S. flag from the student government office areas -- though unsuccessful -- has attracted widespread criticism. Many have noted that the flag symbolizes American ideas of equality and freedom of expression, and have objected to the views of those student government members that the flag is a sign of imperialism and hate.
March 13, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
March 13, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Robert Edgell, a professor of technology management at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, analyzes technology management from an architectural point of view. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 12, 2015
During his appearance at last month's meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference, Jeb Bush spoke of his pride in barring state universities from considering race in admissions. "I eliminated affirmative action by executive order -- trust me, there were a lot of people upset about this," Bush said. "But through hard work we ended up having a system where there were more African-American and Hispanic kids attending our university system than prior to the system that was discriminatory."
March 12, 2015
The president of American Baptist College is defending an invitation to a lesbian bishop to speak at the college, USA Today reported. Bishop Yvette Flunder of the United Church of Christ will speak this month on her work advocating for people with H.I.V. and AIDS.

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