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 12, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Colorado College Marie Davis-Green, theater and dance Emilie Gray, organismal biology and ecology Andreea Marinescu, Spanish Jared Richman, English Sanjaya Thakur, classics Gettysburg College
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.
March 12, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Radu Sporea, an engineer at the University of Surrey, will discuss how to improve our photography skills through a scientific profile of aperture. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 11, 2015
The University of California at Irvine's student government, which was scheduled to have a meeting today to discuss the ongoing controversy there over the U.S. flag, did not take place as scheduled due to a threat of violence.
March 11, 2015
Police in Myanmar are cracking down on student protests, beating participants with batons, the BBC reported. The students have been protesting a new education law, which they say limits academic freedom. The students say that the law centralizes power over universities when individual universities should have more of a say. Students also want the right to form student unions and to study ethnic minority languages.  
March 11, 2015
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.
March 11, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Karen Bonuck, a professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, discusses her work on sleep and childhood obesity. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  

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