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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November 18, 2005
David Horowitz has a new target: the confidentiality of college tenure rules. Horowitz inspired legislative hearings and infuriated professors nationwide with his Academic Bill of Rights, which he says is designed to protect students from being punished for their views, but which many professors say would limit their academic freedom. On Thursday, he announced a new campaign -- to ask colleges to modify their rules governing the confidentiality of tenure discussions.
November 17, 2005
Disputes over colleges' policies on homosexuality reflect larger tensions over control of institutions.
November 15, 2005
Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.
November 14, 2005
University becomes latest to give up financial support so it can gain control of board appointments.
November 14, 2005
Foreign enrollments in U.S. see slight drop while record number of American students study abroad.
November 11, 2005
Academic and civil liberties groups seek documents to explain why some leading scholars are kept out of U.S.


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