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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October 22, 2009
GMAT, the dominant test in MBA admissions, is being used in hiring decisions. This violates standards set by the business school group that sponsors the test, but it takes no action.
October 21, 2009
Percentage increase is highest at community colleges and lowest at private four-year institutions. Lending moves from private to federal programs.
October 20, 2009
Survey finds modest declines in number of colleges that place great weight on formulaic measures of academic achievement and potential.
October 19, 2009
Special accrediting panel finds Maricopa trustees in violation of numerous standards and to be lacking in civility or knowledge of their roles.
October 19, 2009
College bans caps, do-rags and saggy pants, and largely receives student support -- but faces criticism from gay group over restriction on women's clothing.
October 16, 2009
Can more non-resident students (who pay higher tuition) balance budgets of flagship universities? A growing number of institutions think so. Some experts doubt the plans will work; others fear a shift in values.
October 15, 2009
At Reed, a satire imagining the murder of Jews at another college leaves many students angry. Was the betrayal the article -- or that it was shared with someone who isn't at Reed?
October 14, 2009
A new movement is encouraging Christian colleges to embrace the teaching of evolution -- without giving up professors' or students' faith.
October 13, 2009
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:

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