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 6, 2010
Presidents of liberal arts colleges are urged to move away from single discipline, traditional introductory courses.
January 5, 2010
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: University of Southern California --Darnell Cole, education Wabash College --Amanda Ingram, biology--Peter Hulen, music--Tim Lake, English--Peter Mikek, economics--Brian Tucker, German
January 5, 2010
Elite private colleges have seen slight increase in share of student body from low incomes, but their wealthiest students have seen notable gains as well.
January 4, 2010
Job crisis broadens. After MLA reports collapsing market for language professors, history and economics groups reveal huge drops in faculty positions.
January 4, 2010
Adjunct's column, comparing them unfavorably to her foreign students, sets off debate over work ethic.
January 4, 2010
Study both backs up and challenges conventional wisdom about whether presence of female faculty members influences female students' choice of major.
January 4, 2010
Study of economists -- complete with control group -- shows impact of coaching women on the process or getting published and winning grants.
December 30, 2009
The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies (New York University Press) explores the state of the discipline more than 40 years after its founding amid the student protests of the 60s. Mark Chiang, associate professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, writes about how the field has grown and also changed since its early days. In an e-mail interview, he discussed the themes of the book.
December 30, 2009
Has field become too enamored of theory or "agency" or new media or writing about writing -- as opposed to its roots? Has "drive-by Foucault" replaced political and philosophical thought?
December 29, 2009
Crisis today should lead to reevaluation of some works about previous downturns, and a renewed focus on financial issues in literature, scholars argue.

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