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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June 12, 2012
Some student leaders may be questioning Wesleyan University's recent shift away from need-blind admissions, but Moody's Investors Service is applauding the change, The Hartford Courant reported.
June 12, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Bayani Cardenas of the University of Texas at Austin reveals what’s going on beneath the surface of a hot spring. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 12, 2012
Could a new code of conduct protect journal authors, and eradicate some questionable practices?
June 12, 2012
Federal appeals court rejects U. of Alabama bid -- backed by 27 other universities -- to bar artist from selling his paintings, without licenses, of players in uniforms.
June 12, 2012
The Faculty Senate Executive Council on Monday issued a statement questioning the decision of the university's board to seek the resignation of Teresa A. Sullivan as president -- the announcement of which stunned the campus on Sunday. The faculty statement said that "we are shocked and dismayed" by the news.
June 12, 2012
As the trial of Jerry Sandusky -- the former Penn State coach accused of sexual abuse of many boys -- started Monday, reports surfaced of new scrutiny on the former president of Penn State, Graham Spanier. NBC News reported that -- according to newly discovered documents -- Spanier discussed with other top officials whether to report Sandusky in 2001, when they heard an allegation about Sandusky's apparent abuse of a boy.
June 11, 2012
The Press-Enterprise describes an awkward situation recently at a high school in Riverside, California when the winner was announced for a scholarship for black students. The winner was white. The student had applied for every possible scholarship, and the application form said only that black students were "encouraged to apply," without any statement that the funds were only for black students.
June 11, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Amy Guo of Newcastle University explains the development of technology to address issues faced by aging drivers. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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