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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May 9, 2016
Harvard University announced plans Friday that would discourage students from joining final clubs -- off-campus organizations, many of which bar women from membership -- and unrecognized fraternities and sororities. Starting with new students next year, those who join these clubs will be barred from leadership positions in other student organizations and on athletic teams, and will not be eligible to be endorsed for top fellowships and scholarships.
May 9, 2016
The program for Texas Christian University's commencement Saturday had an unfortunate typo, a misspelling of the word "university," which was promptly sha
May 9, 2016
Court documents last week set off new discussion of the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Pennsylvania State University -- in ways that are highly damaging to Penn State. New court rulings suggest that Penn State's insurer may not be liable for all the settlements the university has reached with those who as children were molested and raped by now imprisoned former assistant football coach Sandusky.
May 9, 2016
Dallas Baptist University announced that three students were killed in a car crash early Saturday. The university is planning a memorial service and offering counseling for students on campus.
May 6, 2016
Nearly 150 deans of law schools have written to the Law School Admission Council to demand that it stop plans to kick out the University of Arizona for that institution's decision to accept the GRE as an admissions test, in addition to accepting the Law School Admission Test. Arizona announced the shift in February, following analysis that found the GRE predicts first-year student performance.
May 6, 2016
The State University of New York at Albany has expelled two students and suspended one for their false report about a fight in a local bus, The Times Union reported. The women, who are black, reported that they were attacked by white people. But a subsequent video led authorities to charge that the three women were the ones who started the fight. The women have all been indicted on charges including assault, attempted assault and false reporting.
May 6, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
May 6, 2016
Essay in noted literary journal infuriates many, but college has rejected calls to remove it, citing principles of free expression.

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