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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January 15, 2009
Graduate students increasingly care about a "family friendly" work environment -- and doubt they can find one at a research university, survey finds.
January 15, 2009
AAUP issues reports criticizing two religious colleges -- one that set limits on teaching by biologist who believes in evolution, and one that fired a professor who tried to preserve traditional theology.
January 14, 2009
New study projects a 35 percent drop in minority enrollments at the most competitive four-year colleges and universities -- but little gain for white students.
January 13, 2009
It's not like professors to think that they are so well compensated that it's not worth hoping for a $10,000 bonus. But out of more than 2,000 faculty members at Texas A&M University's main campus, only about 300 have agreed to vie for a bonus being offered for their teaching -- and all they would need to do is have a survey distributed to their students.
January 12, 2009
What is the faculty role in promoting diversity on campus? A series of essays, all by authors who see a major role, make up Doing Diversity in Higher Education: Faculty Leaders Share Challenges and Strategies, which was just published by Rutgers University Press. The editor of the collection -- Winnifred R. Brown-Glaude, assistant professor of Africana studies at the College of New Jersey -- responded to questions about the themes of the book.
January 12, 2009
As U. of Texas again tries to change controversial admissions system, new research shows its value for minority students who get in and challenges "mismatch" theory.

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