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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April 5, 2011
Female faculty members earn 6.9% less than male colleagues, even after accounting for most of the factors cited in the past to explain discrepancies.
April 5, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Anna Maria College --Carl Moxey, biology Denison University --Quentin Duroy, economics--Isis Nusair, international studies and women's studies--Margot Singer, English--Marc Wiskemann, cinema Misericordia University --Joseph Curran, religious studies--Thomas Hajkowski, history--Cynthia Glawe Mailloux, nursing Saint Joseph College (Connecticut)
April 4, 2011
"Summer melt" -- referring to those students who commit to enroll at a given college but then don't do so -- has been the subject of much discussion in recent years. Articles have focused on the challenges that colleges face when students put down multiple deposits (which they aren't supposed to do), throwing off projections of "yield," the percentage of accepted applicants who actually enroll.
April 4, 2011
Valdosta State University police charge a professor after he shut a student's computer during class.
April 1, 2011
Panel proposes major overhaul: adding social sciences, killing the writing section and opening the way for consideration of personal qualities.
April 1, 2011
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
March 31, 2011
Federal judge rejects lawsuit by Turkish group against U. of Minnesota for one of its research centers having declared the organization's material "unreliable."
March 30, 2011
Philosophers debate whether to isolate sexual harassers by minimizing contact with them and ending the practice of inviting them to appear at conferences.

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