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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January 31, 2006
Some colleges that took in Katrina-displaced students forgo federal funds so others can get more. Other colleges seek every penny.
January 30, 2006
William Kirby will return to teaching amid grumbling over curricular review and reported split with Summers.
January 30, 2006
Presidents, provosts, deans and professors consider principles and data they need to promote their curricular ideals.
January 30, 2006
Public universities in the United States may be at a turning point, write Katharine C. Lyall and Kathleen R. Sell in The True Genius of America at Risk: Are We Losing Our Public Universities to De Facto Privatization? (Praeger). The new book comes at a time that many leading public universities are conducting billion-dollar fund raising campaigns while finding it difficult to match their states' ambitions with legislative appropriations.
January 27, 2006
Scholars issue draft "declaration" calling for expanded role of religion in curriculum and student life -- at religious and secular colleges.
January 26, 2006
Incoming president at Mercer U. says religious institutions can embrace academic freedom and still keep their values.

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