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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October 25, 2005
For-profit higher education, with its emphasis on serving part-time, older students, has not traditionally been in the business of building dormitories. But DeVry University dedicated its first dormitory last week, at its Fremont campus, outside of San Francisco. Not only is the dorm a first for DeVry, which has campuses in 22 states, but it goes against the pattern at national, for-profit colleges. The University of Phoenix and Corinthian Colleges, for example, don't have any dorms or plans to build them.
October 24, 2005
Cornell president says it has no place in science courses -- and also acknowledges the theory's popularity.
October 24, 2005
University announces layoffs -- many of them fund raising positions -- as it evaluates plans to recover from Katrina.
October 24, 2005
U.S. hardly ever seeks wiretaps on college networks, but orders colleges to make it easier to install wiretaps.
October 24, 2005
A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.
October 21, 2005
Center for gay students at U. of Michigan at Flint is ordered to remove hermaphrodite artwork.
October 21, 2005
U. of Wisconsin worries about sharp increase this year in those needing emergency treatment for alcohol.

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