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 19, 2007
A week after Ohio University announced that Thelma Wills Foote would become the next chair of African-American studies, with the rank of full professor, the university announced that she wouldn't be coming to the university after all. The second announcement followed an investigation into her publication record and the university's conclusion that she claimed to have co-written a book in which her publicly noted contribution consists of only five paragraphs.
March 16, 2007
Hamilton announces it will end all "merit" awards -- as other colleges shift in that direction.
March 15, 2007
Students walking across campus talking on their cells are probably chatting with Mom, survey finds.
March 15, 2007
Maryland Senate's push to kill an M.B.A. program raises questions about the goals of desegregation and of state universities.
March 14, 2007
New court rulings and campus developments underscore the growing impact of a 1995 Supreme Court decision.
March 13, 2007
Online vote by members of American Historical Association sees U.S. action as "inimical to values" of the profession.

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