What will higher education look like in a year or five years? How is the pandemic upending ways institutions operate, students learn, faculty teach, and equitable outcomes are achieved? What role will data and analytics play in supporting the success of students and institutions during the changes ahead? How will these emerging trends affect our work as IR and data professionals in the years ahead?
Scott Jaschik is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the editorial operations of the publication, 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.