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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February 1, 2010
2 groups of independent colleges announce new efforts to identify ways to enroll and graduate more low-income students.
February 1, 2010
New research counters widely publicized studies about institutions leading the faithful "astray."
January 29, 2010
When white, Republican governor proposed merging state's three black universities, their supporters united in opposition. Now, president of one of those universities has proposed a merger plan.
January 29, 2010
Syracuse University may be on the cutting edge of promoting equity for its gay and lesbian employees. Some of the university's straight employees, however, say Syracuse needs to focus its limited funds on benefits for everyone -- and recognize that it can't be held responsible for the inequity of marriage laws in the United States.
January 28, 2010
Think it's not worth holding class the Friday before spring break? Faculty leaders at Penn State want you to know they disagree.
January 27, 2010
One in every four students now takes at least one course online. But study finds increases aren't necessarily matched by faculty respect.
January 26, 2010
New analysis suggests that -- except for Latinos -- the decline in male enrollment rates has leveled off.
January 26, 2010
New trial suggests that teaching students about integrity issues can be effective, especially with those who may otherwise be the most likely to copy.
January 25, 2010
Departure comes a week after announcement of major expansion plan with for-profit, online provider, but officials deny a link.

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