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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September 19, 2011
In unusual move, American university opens branch campus in Africa. Some question ties to government that has been criticized on human rights.
September 19, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
September 16, 2011
State board approves joint bargaining unit for tenure-track and adjunct professors, but administration vows to go to court to block a single chapter.
September 15, 2011
Racial and ethnic gaps grow, and College Board adds a new benchmark.
September 13, 2011
Colleges and universities will be giving U.S. News & World Report lots of free publicity today as they boast about their advances in the magazine's annual college rankings. But in one key respect, colleges are becoming notably less helpful to the magazine. Presidents are less likely than in years past to fill out the evaluations that are a key part of the rankings methodology. This follows a few years of stability or slight gains in participation -- following some declines amid a push by some rankings critics for colleges to boycott the "peer evaluations."
September 12, 2011
U. of Illinois says it is trying to protect privacy and intellectual property, but two national groups see unreasonable limits on free speech.
September 12, 2011
Appeals court vacates decision that invalidated 2006 vote in Michigan. Full court will reconsider challenge to ban on consideration of race in admissions.
September 9, 2011
The latest book to suggest that American higher education needs to face up to a period of radical change is Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities (MIT Press). Abelard represents the medieval ideal of scholar/teacher/philosopher while Apple is the world of iTunes U. The author is Richard A. DeMillo, Distinguished Professor of Computing, professor of management and director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at Georgia Institute of Technology.
September 8, 2011
Tenure, teaching awards and help from AAUP don't save job of Erskine professor who offends religious traditionalists.

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