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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April 9, 2009
AAUP and Canadian counterpart warn about use of non-tenure-track faculty and use of corporate model at branch campuses being set up worldwide.
April 8, 2009
Survey of state directors of 2-year systems finds erosion even before last fall’s economic collapse hit.
April 8, 2009
In a major new effort to assure rigor and relevance for college degrees at various levels, three states are today formally launching a project aimed at “tuning” academic programs in six fields of study.
April 7, 2009
PHOENIX -- The annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges might seem to be the last place where educators would feel a need to define just what community colleges are.
April 6, 2009
Community colleges see more growth. Assessment of student learning emerges as a top issue for administrators of these programs.
April 6, 2009
New studies show dramatic shifts since Texas enacted law – toward reaching more high schools, but possibly excluding more transfers from community colleges.
April 6, 2009
For leading private colleges and universities, the 2006-7 and 2007-8 academic years were periods of excitement, as institutions greatly expanded the generosity of their aid policies, eliminating loans for some or all students and providing grants that made even the most expensive of colleges (by sticker price) significantly more affordable for many families.
April 3, 2009
Jury finds that U. of Colorado was wrong to fire him, but awards smallest possible compensation. Judge will now decide whether to order him reinstated to his position.
April 2, 2009
In Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities (Routledge), Peter N. Stearns argues that colleges and universities have an obligation to prepare students from an increasingly globally connected world. But what does that mean? Stearns, provost at George Mason University, discusses the role of the curriculum, including foreign languages, study abroad, and branch campuses.

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