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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May 18, 2009
How do historians become historians? That's the question answered in the essays of Becoming Historians, just published by the University of Chicago Press. Among those contributing -- senior scholars in the field today -- are Joan Wallach Scott, Linda Gordon, David A. Hollinger and the two co-editors of the volume, James M. Banner Jr. and John R. Gillis. Banner, co-founder of the National History Center and historian-in-residence at American University; and Gillis, professor emeritus at Rutgers University, responded to questions about the book.
May 15, 2009
Most colleges are requiring more than "cafeteria menu" approach to undergraduate education, survey finds.
May 14, 2009
Middlebury wants to end financial support for New England Review. Supporters of literary magazines say college demands like that could doom vital publications.
May 13, 2009
After career at Yale, Alison Richard was tapped as Cambridge's leader. In podcast interview, she discusses academic leadership and the future of research universities.
May 13, 2009
Harvard, Chicago and others will enroll smaller classes of doctoral students in the fall. Is recession forcing long-term change on graduate education?
May 12, 2009
Study by AFT documents continued growth during the last decade of adjunct jobs as a proportion of the academic work force.
May 12, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:
May 11, 2009
For many colleges, May 1 is the deadline by which admitted applicants must either accept or decline offers of admissions -- sending in a deposit (theoretically to only one institution) to save a spot.
May 8, 2009
The College Board is apologizing and promising an investigation of why students taking this week's Advanced Placement examination in French language were given a recording that didn't work properly for the listening portion of the test. The relevant questions will not be used for scoring students' exams, so the College Board says that there is nothing to worry about for students, but some counselors say that their students were seriously confused by the incident and that more needs to be done to make up for the malfunction.

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