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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July 6, 2006
Move follows intense criticism over admission of student to special program.
July 6, 2006
Like research universities all over the country, Tufts University asks applicants to submit their high school grades, various test scores, letters of recommendation, as well as the predictable essays about significant life experiences and so forth.
July 6, 2006
The American Association of University Professors and the Middle East Studies Association have released a joint statement expressing "profound alarm" about attacks on academics in Iraq. The statement said that violence against colleges and professors is widespread and that the government seems unable to do anything about it.
July 5, 2006
Montana State U. does some soul searching after 2 former athletes are arrested on murder charges.
July 3, 2006
Burlington County College, in New Jersey, is starting an associate degree in photography in the fall.
July 3, 2006
Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.
July 3, 2006
After scholars' group uses search engine to portray colleges as politically correct, others produce interesting results of their own.
July 3, 2006
Montana State University will take a "serious look at itself" in the wake of two former athletes being arrested for murder, President Geoff Gamble told the Associated Press. The athletes, who dropped out without degrees, are charged in the murder of a suspected cocaine dealer whose body was found on a Montana State agronomy farm.
June 30, 2006
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a 2007 spending bill Thursday that would keep funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts at their 2006 levels. The legislation, which sets spending for the Interior Department and a slew of other agencies, would provide $141 million for the NEH and $124.4 million for the NEA, which meet the Bush administration's requests.
June 30, 2006
How a small college fell deeply into debt -- and why a successful academic leader came out of retirement to try to save it.

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