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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January 30, 2017
Canvas, the Instructure learning management system, has announced an integration of Google into its product. Those seeking to use Google while in Canvas will be able to do without separate tabs.  
January 30, 2017
The University of Ottawa has announced it will replace Blackboard Learn with D2L's Brightspace. Ottawa posted this website on its evaluation process.  
January 30, 2017
New fellowship for chief academic officers focuses on digital courseware.
January 30, 2017
Jisc (a British nonprofit that helps universities on digital learning issues)it was once but is no longer an acronym, and it goes this way not JISC -sj has identified six challenges for digital learning environments and is inviting people to vote on which possible approaches to these challenges the group should explore. The six challenges are:
January 30, 2017
Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey College and University Chief Academic Officers asked provosts whether they anticipated "major allocation" of funds to certain areas. Fifty-four percent of provosts at private institutions expect to do so, and 46 percent of provosts of public institutions expect to do so.  
January 30, 2017
Fears about impact on general education -- once a roadblock for many institutions considering CBE -- no longer seems an obstacle.
January 30, 2017
Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey College and University Chief Academic Officers asked provosts about the strategies on which they plan to increase emphasis in the next year. Eighty-two percent said that expanding online programs and offerings was such a strategy. Provosts at public institutions were more likely than those at private institutions to answer that way (86 vs. 77 percent).  
January 30, 2017
Many students at the Charlotte School of Law have been struggling financially, with some unable to buy enough food, since the U.S. Education Department in December stopped the flow of federal aid to the institution, The Charlotte Observer reported. As a result, some professors have organized a food drive for students. Student said that they need the help.
January 30, 2017
Kenneth Atwater, president of Hillsborough Community College in Florida, was arrested Saturday night for driving under the influence, and he spent the night in jail before bond was posted Sunday morning, The Tampa Bay Times reported. Authorities said Atwater was driving erratically, he refused a breath analysis test and his speech was slurred.

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