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 22, 2008
Even though many colleges will boast today about their placement in the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report, more colleges than ever are declining to participate in the survey that makes up the single largest part of the magazine's formula.
August 21, 2008
Women begin post-Ph.D. careers with same success levels as men, but face significant differences in terms of work-family balance, new analysis finds.
August 21, 2008
Leaders of colleges for traditional-age students spend a lot of time worrying about the behavior of male undergraduates -- and specifically the misbehavior of many through excessive drinking, hazing, and abusive behavior toward women. A leading sociologist and gender scholar, Michael Kimmel, has just published a new book that offers an inside look at this young male culture, Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men (HarperCollins).
August 20, 2008
Seeking to respond to critics of perceived lack of intellectual diversity on campuses, Georgia higher ed system conducts statewide survey and finds the problem isn't professors.
August 20, 2008
Survey of top research universities finds 36% of full-time faculty have academic partners, but study doesn't find many formal hiring policies.
August 19, 2008
First there was West Virginia. Then Virginia Commonwealth. Now Carnegie Mellon -- where apparent fudging of rules leads to a dean's immediate resignation.

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