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 5, 2006
Noted expert on Eurasia, accused of being apologist for tyrants, sees McCarthy-like attack on his views.
June 2, 2006
Many colleges seek to gain stature through sports. Birmingham-Southern switches from Division I to III and eliminates sports scholarships.
June 1, 2006
Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.
May 31, 2006
Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.
May 31, 2006
Study finds surprising correlations between certain extracurricular activities and college admissions -- and Bourdieu may have provided explanations.
May 30, 2006
Union vote proceeds despite intense lobbying from American faculty groups, who see a serious violation of academic freedom.
May 30, 2006
Community colleges find that intense programs make a difference on retention and academic performance -- particularly for minority students.
May 30, 2006
Texas A&M University will give extra credit in tenure process to professors whose work has commercial applications.
May 26, 2006
More liberal arts colleges do away with test requirements; institutions that did so last year see big gains in numbers and diversity.

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