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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March 18, 2008
Hollywood films the ultimate academic story. Will Luke Wilson and David Koechner be credible academics? Will professors find the story believable? Will non-academics care?
March 17, 2008
Key University of California faculty panel wants system campuses to stop requiring them.
March 14, 2008
Should a private admissions counselor also be able to work for a school or college?
March 14, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: College of the Holy Cross
March 13, 2008
Board of anthropology association pushes ahead to restore prohibition on studies that can't be shared, but hesitates on absolutist language encouraged by members.
March 12, 2008
"We wouldn't dream of training doctors only from a book." In many ways, that quote from the dean of the law school at Washington and Lee University sums up a dramatic curricular change announced this week -- in which the law school is adding the equivalent at the very least of dissections, if not of medical residencies. The law school is completely replacing all academic courses in the third year of its program with "experiential" courses in which students will perform work equivalent to that done by lawyers.

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