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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July 17, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: California State University, Monterey Bay--John Berteaux, humanities and communication--Joanne Lieberman, mathematics and statistics Knox College--Emily R. Anderson, English--Monica Berlin, English--Gina Franco, English--Jason Helfer, educational studies--Jennifer Leigh Smith, dance
July 15, 2009
Community college leaders praise its unprecedented attention and many campus leaders say the $12 billion could be crucial. Others warn not to view the president's agenda as a panacea.
July 14, 2009
In 1962, with court backing, James Meredith became the first black person to enroll at the University of Mississippi. His struggle to enroll, and the violent actions by mobs trying to keep him out, led to a legal and political showdown that reached the White House. While there have been previous studies of this period, Charles W.
July 13, 2009
Texas Tech educators and others debate university's selection of Alberto Gonzales, Bush's attorney general, to teach political science and help recruit Latino students.
July 10, 2009
National Research Council releases long-awaited methodology for still-awaited rankings. Is the system too complicated?
July 9, 2009
Philip Day charged felonies related to previous job as chancellor of City College of San Francisco, where he is accused of diverting funds to political activities.
July 8, 2009
Some NYU students question hire of visiting professor from Singapore -- who campaigns to keep gay sex illegal -- to teach human rights.
July 8, 2009
Judge vacates jury's decision in his favor, and declines to tell U. of Colorado to give him his faculty job back, or to pay him anything. Churchill vows to appeal.
July 7, 2009
Sage apologizes to board of political science journal for making leadership change without consulting academics -- and signs deal to run sociology association's scholarly publications.

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