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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May 25, 2005
New federal regulations allow some scholars from abroad to have visas for as long as five years.
May 25, 2005
A consortium of colleges is experimenting with a new way to provide benefits to retired academics.
May 24, 2005
Once you've done real estate, casinos, an airline, and reality television, what's left? For Donald Trump, there's always higher education.On Monday Trump unveiled his own "university," which will sell CD-ROMs and offer online courses in real estate and business. No credit or degrees will be offered, although baseball caps and shirts with the university logo may be purchased ($21.95 for a cap, $39.95 for a golf shirt).
May 24, 2005
George Washington U. says faculty will benefit from a six-month delay in raises. Professors want to see their money now.
May 24, 2005
Georgia Supreme Court rules that a college's board didn't have the right to sever ties to a religious group.
May 24, 2005
American University is starting the Center for Social Media, in September. The center will conduct research and hold conferences on "public media."Dutchess Community College, in New York, has started an American Sign Language program with a special trilingual option for Spanish speakers.The University of the South is creating the School for Letters, starting in the summer of 2006, which will offer master's degrees in English and American literature, and an MFA in creative writing.
May 23, 2005
President Bush on Friday vowed to veto any legislation that loosens limits that he placed on federally supported research involving stem cells. In remarks to reporters, he said, "I made it very clear to the Congress that the use of federal money, taxpayers' money, to promote science which destroys life in order to save life is -- I'm against that.
May 23, 2005
Increase for need-based aid outpaces increase for merit aid, which has become very popular in state legislatures.
May 23, 2005
Professor and his supporters said the university was punishing him for criticizing a deal with a biotech company.
May 23, 2005
Three years after one of anthropology's biggest scandals appeared to have been resolved, debate about research on the Yanomami is back.

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