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 15, 2010
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that it is not clear whether public college faculty members have First Amendment protection for criticisms they make of administrators.
November 12, 2010
While much has changed in higher education in the last 25 years, Steven M. Cahn maintains that the important ethical issues (and their appropriate resolutions) have not changed that much at all. That's why there are very few changes in Saints and Scamps: Ethics in Academia, just released by Rowman & Littlefield in a 25th anniversary edition.
November 12, 2010
A 1980 Supreme Court decision largely blocked the unionization of faculty members at private colleges and universities, based on the idea that they had so much power that they effectively were part of management.
November 12, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011: Ball State University: Steve Kroft, correspondent for "60 Minutes." Bay Path College: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand. George Washington University: Michael R. Bloomberg, mayor of New York City.
November 10, 2010
Research finds that letters of recommendation for women seeking faculty jobs tend to include "communal" or "emotive" words that -- even if used positively -- turn off search committees.
November 9, 2010
3% increase in number of first year students is the result of continued surge in interest from China.
November 8, 2010
Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.
November 8, 2010
Arbitrator finds Florida State violated contract provisions in eliminating positions -- and university rescinds layoffs.
November 5, 2010
Odds of public college board members being female depend on who is leading a state.

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