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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August 11, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO -- While much of the attention in graduate education focuses on doctoral programs, there are many more students in master's programs. At a time when more credentials are required for more and more jobs, and jobs are in short supply, more people are looking at enrolling.
August 11, 2009
Michigan community college's discussion of arrangement with company that would allow institution to end contributions to state retirement fund for part-time faculty alarms advocates for those off the tenure track.
August 10, 2009
Beliefs of mothers and fathers of low-income eighth graders -- about paying for college, etc. -- hinder later college enrollments, study finds.
August 10, 2009
Why do men earn more than women? Educational choices could be a key factor, raising questions about what colleges should do to promote economic equity, study finds.
August 10, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Augustana College Kristin Douglas, biology Coker College John Jewell, physical education and sport studies Jasna R. Shannon, English University of Hartford
August 7, 2009
State inquiry into "clout" admissions places the blame on both trustees and top administrators.
August 7, 2009
Sociology association finds that despite publicity on canceled searches, most were completed. Odds were better at bachelor's institutions than research universities.
August 6, 2009
When professors publish their memoirs, what do their stories say about themselves, the state of academe, and their disciplines? These are some of the issues addressed in Academic Lives: Memoir, Cultural Theory and the University Today (University of Georgia Press). The author is Cynthia Franklin, professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Franklin discussed her new book in an e-mail interview. Q: What drew you to the topic of academic memoirs?


August 5, 2009
Two studies suggest that for the discipline overall, and female students in particular, the challenge is recruitment, not retention.

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