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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July 14, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
July 14, 2020
Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Curriculum and Assessment Amid COVID-19 and Beyond." You may download a copy here, free.
July 14, 2020
Editors discuss their new book on campus protest movements against racism and their views of the protest movement after the killing of George Floyd.
July 13, 2020
Ivy League athletics; students and vaccinations; Trump pushes colleges to reopen; ZIP Codes and students; free community college in Connecticut.
July 13, 2020
Study in Texas finds that many (positive) things are predicted by a good class rank.
July 13, 2020
Students, parents and teachers are up in arms over the way the International Baccalaureate was scored this year. College spaces are at risk.
July 13, 2020
Pac-12 will only play other conference members. NESCAC cancels fall athletics. Carleton and U of Bridgeport won't play sports this fall. Nor will California community colleges.
July 13, 2020
The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts will remove an exhibit that honors John Wayne after students demanded that it come down because of the late actor's racist statements, the Los Angeles Times reported.
July 13, 2020
The board of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania voted 14 to 7 not to renew the contract of Brenda Allen as president, The Philadelphia Tribune reported. She had been president since 2017, and her contract expired June 30. The board did not share reasons for its decision.
July 13, 2020
They will be the 27th and 28th people to admit guilt in the scandal.


June 24, 2020
And the introduction of letters to the editor.
February 10, 2020
Panel of professors back keeping SAT or ACT at the University of California, for now, but other colleges continue to drop them as requirements.
February 4, 2019
But college will enroll those who were admitted early decision or were admitted a year ago and deferred enrolling.
May 26, 2017
Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.
March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.
February 2, 2017
California campus is latest to be inflamed by protests -- reportedly fueled by visiting mob from off the campus -- over appearances by the Breitbart writer and provocateur. UPDATE: Trump suggests university should lose federal funds.
March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda. The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.
June 22, 2015
What will trustees and administrators at other small colleges learn from a reversal and four months of controversy?
May 29, 2015
15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.
April 7, 2015
Coffee giant extends its tuition program so that it covers four full years. McDonald's provides details of its much smaller plan.


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