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 19, 2006
For the first time since Vietnam era, many campuses consider what to do when one of their own dies in a faraway war.
May 18, 2006
Tragic murder sets off lawsuit and debate over who is responsible for protecting students from criminals.
May 17, 2006
Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.
May 16, 2006
Faculty panel in Colorado finds multiple instances of "deliberate" misconduct, including falsification and plagiarism, but professors split on whether he should be fired.
May 16, 2006
Mandatory retirement was once the norm in higher education -- and most of the academics who had emeritus status forced on them were male. Today, mandatory retirement is far from the norm and is illegal for faculty and many other positions. But a significant number of colleges, using loopholes in federal age-discrimination law that apply to executives and top decision-making officials, still have mandatory retirement for presidents and other top administrators.
May 15, 2006
Reviews by AAUP question treatment of professors at Greenville College and New Mexico Highlands University.
May 15, 2006
Students at Irvine prepare for "Holocaust in the Holy Land" week -- and educators at many campuses struggle for civility.

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