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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August 13, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Rhonda Quinn, an assistant professor of sociology, anthropology and social work at Seton Hall University, discusses the first tools used by our human ancestors, and evolution. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 12, 2015
The University of Illinois Board of Trustees Executive Committee voted Wednesday to reject a deal in which Phyllis Wise would resign as chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in return for a payment of $400,000, The Chicago Tribune
August 12, 2015
In today's Academic Minute, Matthew Xu-Friedman, associate professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, discusses his research on nerve cells. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 12, 2015
Two Mississippi State University students are facing charges of attempting to provide support for a terrorist group by trying to join the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, the Associated Press reported. They were arrested Saturday attempting to travel abroad. Family members said that they were stunned by the charges.
August 12, 2015
The University of Akron has denied repeatedly in recent weeks that it is eliminating its university press, although many on campus and off don't believe the university, because it eliminated the jobs of all press employees, including the director. On Tuesday, the university's provost, William M.
August 12, 2015
Keiser University has suspended Matt McEnany as president of its Daytona Beach campus after police said he was mugged and had his car stolen when he tried to have a "sexual rendezvous" with two women, The News-Journal reported.
August 12, 2015
Eastern Michigan University is dropping a Huron logo that has appeared on its band uniforms, The Detroit Free Press reported. In 1991, the university stopped using Hurons as the name of its athletic teams, replacing that name with Eagles. Many Native American groups have said it is offensive to relegate their tribal names and traditions to team names and mascots.
August 11, 2015
Muscatine Community College, in Iowa, announced Friday that it is ending intercollegiate athletics, The Muscatine Journal reported. The college will seek to shift resources that have gone to baseball and softball to programs in which more students will be able to participate.


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