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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July 21, 2009
Obama administration's pick to lead White House initiative says it is time to emphasize excellence, and move beyond the "against great odds narrative."
July 21, 2009
The new chancellor, Nancy Zimpher, in the middle of visits to all 64 of its campuses, discusses her emerging agenda in a podcast interview.
July 20, 2009
Survey of political science chairs shows teaching/research gap and differences by sector in whether a candidate is likely to be denied or a department is likely to be overruled.
July 20, 2009
Ex-football player sues Macalester, charging that he was kicked off team in 2006 for refusing to shed his helmet during the National Anthem, a protest against the war in Iraq.
July 20, 2009
A federal appeals court has revived the challenge by scholarly and civil liberties groups to the U.S. government's denial of a visa to Tariq Ramadan, an internationally acclaimed scholar, to accept a faculty position at the University of Notre Dame.
July 17, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: California State University, Monterey Bay--John Berteaux, humanities and communication--Joanne Lieberman, mathematics and statistics Knox College--Emily R. Anderson, English--Monica Berlin, English--Gina Franco, English--Jason Helfer, educational studies--Jennifer Leigh Smith, dance
July 15, 2009
Community college leaders praise its unprecedented attention and many campus leaders say the $12 billion could be crucial. Others warn not to view the president's agenda as a panacea.
July 14, 2009
In 1962, with court backing, James Meredith became the first black person to enroll at the University of Mississippi. His struggle to enroll, and the violent actions by mobs trying to keep him out, led to a legal and political showdown that reached the White House. While there have been previous studies of this period, Charles W.
July 13, 2009
Texas Tech educators and others debate university's selection of Alberto Gonzales, Bush's attorney general, to teach political science and help recruit Latino students.

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