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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November 9, 2009
University, saying it was misunderstood, moves to abandon controversial policy that was publicized when an adjunct quit in protest.
November 5, 2009
Professors think they are doing a better job with digital tools than their students believe is the case, survey suggests.
November 4, 2009
Utah State University Press, which faced threat of elimination, will continue to operate as a scholarly publisher, but with a new model.
November 4, 2009
False comparisons and “propaganda” limit value of international comparisons of higher education, study finds.
November 3, 2009
New research on admissions at elite colleges shows the role of affirmative action, the extent and limits of cross-racial interaction among students, and significant gaps in academic performance.
November 3, 2009
New federal investigation theoretically is based on respect for the law barring gender bias, but advocates for women's sports see an attack on protections for female athletes.
November 2, 2009
U.S. Civil Rights Commission starts inquiry into admissions edge that some colleges may give male applicants -- and questions of whether Title IX enforcement affects decisions on attracting students.
November 2, 2009
Southwestern College says that barring professors from teaching or stepping on campus isn't a punishment.
November 2, 2009
Many professors believe instinctively that their colleges and universities are better off being led by presidents with genuine academic careers, as opposed to those
October 30, 2009
For social scientists starting their careers, creating research models that work is crucial. A new book suggests that they may be unaware of problems they face in part because scholars don't share stories of what didn't work on their projects, and how to deal with particular challenges.

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