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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June 6, 2008
When a tenure-track slot opened up, San Francisco State passed over experienced instructor with a Ph.D. (aged 61) for a non-Ph.D. (aged 31). EEOC sees bias -- and sues.
June 5, 2008
Furor at West Virginia U. over inappropriately awarded degree, and possibility of such a situation at VCU, may point to what happens if registrars don’t have clout.
June 4, 2008
Low graduation rates. High transfer rates. Students who never graduate. Gaps -- sometimes embarrassingly large -- between minority and white students’ retention rates. Are retention problems just too difficult to solve?
June 3, 2008
Study finds that in much of higher education, collective bargaining hasn’t stopped erosion of tenure-track lines. Community colleges may be different.
June 3, 2008
After 2 cases in which instructors lost jobs for refusing to sign, Cal State agrees to permit explanatory statements that will allow those with some religious beliefs to comply with state requirement.
June 3, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Fort Hays State University

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