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 18, 2010
Public higher ed leaders say governor's proposals on tuition and regulation could result in huge infusion of funds for faculty hiring and facilities.
January 15, 2010
Institute, whose report on equity for women was considered pathbreaking, examines gaps in rates at which minority and white professors are promoted -- and the ideal of meritocracy.
January 15, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
January 14, 2010
Number of courses focused on the country are way up, and they are appearing in a growing number of disciplines, but not so much in Middle Eastern studies, report finds.
January 14, 2010
AAUP finds "especially egregious" violations of faculty rights in dismissals of 55 professors at Clark Atlanta in February.
January 13, 2010
The "MLA 2010 Mankini" is one of the creations for the Modern Language Association meeting that "never was nor will be." The association's December 2009 meeting was the last one to be held between Christmas and New Year's Day. The MLA doesn't reconvene until January 2011 in Los Angeles, leaving 2010 as the year without an MLA meeting. Horrors! Some unknown scholars have created an MLA 2010 Web page that clearly differentiates it from most of those at the real meetings with these three bullets:
January 13, 2010
The controversial "reputational" portion of U.S. News rankings appears more related to past rankings than to actual shifts in colleges' quality, study finds.
January 12, 2010
A panel of parents and children in the same academic discipline consider their field and their generations.
January 11, 2010
Boycott doesn't disrupt association's annual gathering, but gay scholars and supporters criticize group's use of hotel owned by leading opponent of gay marriage.
January 11, 2010
At history meeting, grad students and those who lead doctoral programs consider bleak job market, quality of graduate programs, and consider whether there is an "oversupply" issue.

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