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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August 31, 2009
When political scientist at Ben-Gurion U. endorsed boycott of his country -- in article in the U.S. -- he set off debates in both nations about professors' rights.
August 31, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Texas Woman's University--Mary Anderson, chemistry/physics--Carol Arnold, nursing--Brenda Binder, nursing--Linda Brock, family sciences--Linda Caldwell, dance--Ron Fritsch, teacher education--DiAnna Hynds, biology--Suh-Jen Lin, physical therapy--Rhonda McClellan, teacher education--Michael Raisinghani, international business--Pushkala Raman, marketing--Claudia Sanchez, teacher education
August 28, 2009
Experiment in Ohio suggests impact of student services many community colleges haven't been able to afford.
August 27, 2009
College of the Redwoods is starting an associate of science in fire technology. Columbus State University is starting a doctorate in curriculum and leadership. Rochester Institute of Technology is starting a master's degree in criminal justice.
August 26, 2009
By wealth and ethnicity, those groups that were doing well gain even more.
August 25, 2009
It's harder to get into top colleges. But do long odds encourage students to learn more or game the system? Study finds minimal evidence of the former, and much of the latter.
August 25, 2009
Technology is changing higher education in more ways than can be counted. Distance education has become common. Leading universities are putting course materials or even entire courses online -- free. The Obama plan for community colleges envisions free online courses that could be used nationwide. Curtis J. Bonk, a professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University, surveys this landscape in The World Is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education (Jossey-Bass).
August 25, 2009
Adjunct leader who spoke out about untruthful benefit forms found that after winning a battle, he lost his courses. But things turned around when he spoke out again.
August 24, 2009
State and local support for higher education grew 5.7 percent during the last fiscal year -- just before the economy fell apart.
August 24, 2009
Eyebrows were raised when Old Dominion hired a legislator to run the center he secured with an appropriation. Everyone said the job talks followed the legislative help he gave. But that wasn't true.

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