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Scott Jaschik is editor and one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and college publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon and more. He has appeared on the PBS NewsHour several times. 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 D.C.
"This is a tool designed for admission officers to view a student's academic accomplishment in the context of where they live and learn," said a spokeswoman for the College Board.
The measure calls for the university to start with a fee of $27.20 per semester in the fall of 2020, "in honor of the 272 people sold by Georgetown," referring to the slaves sold by Jesuits to finance the university…
Those who advocate for students with learning disabilities say the scandal has the potential to undercut progress they have been making in gaining acceptance.
The Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.
Middlebury students chant and shout to prevent Charles Murray from speaking. He later is led to a private location, where a discussion with a professor is livestreamed. After the event some attack car carrying Murray and a professor.
The number and complexity of students' demands of administrations is going up -- and some of the items deal with issues typically left to faculty governance.
Marvin Krislov, the president, said that while some of the demands "resonate with me and many members of our community, including our trustees," he would not respond directly to the proposals from black students, which were termed nonnegotiable.
The choice of a single textbook for one section of a course at one university might seem like a decidedly local issue. But a dispute over whether an academic department may impose such a selection on all faculty members in…
Eighty leading colleges and universities are announcing today a plan to reverse a decades-long process by which colleges -- largely through the Common Application -- have made their applications increasingly similar.
In South Carolina, a state law governs the Confederate flag on the State House grounds -- a flag that has become the source of increasing criticism after the murders last week of nine people in a historic black church, apparently…
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