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 1, 2005
Civil liberties group charges that university's policies are so broad that common jokes could get someone expelled.
November 1, 2005
Judge Samuel Alito, President Bush's new nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, has not written many decisions that relate directly to higher education. But he has taken strong First Amendment stands in defending the rights of a student newspaper and in questioning anti-harassment rules at a public school.
November 1, 2005
When colleges first started developing systems for allocating financial aid dollars, an unchallenged assumption was that Mom and Dad were a single economic unit. That assumption can no longer be made, and colleges have struggled to find a way to deal with many scenarios of family life today -- the parents who aren't just divorced but aren't speaking, the prenup that covered college expenses, the millionaire step-parent.
October 31, 2005
At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.
October 31, 2005
Readers offer expert advice on the perfect costume to inspire fear at an academic Halloween party.
October 31, 2005
Total enrollment is up, as is minority enrollment, but difficulties persist with international recruitment.
October 28, 2005
Study of the country and its language is booming at U.S. colleges -- and changes in high schools may swell enrollments further.
October 27, 2005
Agreement between administrators and professors was binding, judge's ruling says, even if budgets were tight.

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