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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November 23, 2009
Following years of debate, association will flag jobs that aren't open to gay scholars. Are Christian colleges being given a "scarlet letter"? Is there a loophole?
November 18, 2009
While the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions, the future of affirmative action is far from certain. Some states have barred it and critics continue to look for ways to challenge it. In his new book, Affirmative Action for the Future (Cornell University Press), James P. Sterba offers a defense of affirmative action.
November 17, 2009
Mississippi governor proposes merging three historically black institutions into one. Will the recession lead to more such proposals?
November 16, 2009
Scholars who focus on rhetoric, persuasion and debate want to know why their disciplinary group doesn't seem to engage in those activities.
November 16, 2009
2008-9 saw record international enrollment in U.S. and 2007-8 saw record for Americans studying abroad. New data suggest years of big increases may be ending.
November 13, 2009
As communications scholars gather, they consider how to teach its use in public speaking courses, and how to use digital slides in their own lectures.
November 13, 2009
Some at Purdue want to see a librarian fired, but amid fierce debate over tolerance and free expression, university declines to do so.
November 11, 2009
A president says he'll interview every candidate before making a recommendation to the board and that he won't be a rubber stamp. Professors say this isn't how faculty members should win job security.

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