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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May 14, 2007
Why is Education Department replacing respected head of international efforts with someone inexperienced in the field?
May 14, 2007
With deadline approaching for unifying higher ed system, European universities pick up pace on aligning degrees.
May 11, 2007
In new part of controversial effort, Pentagon selects 4 universities to train future officers in Arabic and other "strategic" languages.
May 10, 2007
Is it legit for a scholarly association to approve a panel at an annual meeting only if the would-be (male) presenters add a woman?
May 9, 2007
Worcester Polytechnic becomes first competitive science university to drop test requirement for admission.
May 9, 2007
In a mix of individual students' stories and demographic analysis, a new book by Peter Sacks offers a critical analysis of the role of colleges in the class structure of the United States. Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education is being published this month by the University of California Press. The book urges colleges to pay much more attention to issues of class, and to breaking down class barriers.

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