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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February 1, 2007
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has started an investigation into the relationship between lenders and colleges, and in particular into the way the former seek to have the latter recommend them to students for loans, The New York Times reported.
January 31, 2007
A coalition of groups is today issuing a new call for visa reforms so that the world's top students -- and other non-U.S. citizens who have good reason to visit the United States -- are able to do so.
January 31, 2007
Ford Foundation explores how American philanthropy may have erred while spending $1 billion trying to aid post-USSR academe.
January 31, 2007
The City University of New York has adopted a new procedure for handling student complaints about professors that are not related to either academic freedom or are not covered by other policies. Faculty groups opposed the policy, which they criticized as infringing on academic freedom and compared to the "Academic Bill of Rights," David Horowitz's plan that is wildly unpopular with most professors.
January 30, 2007
Amid some doubts about the program, 2 analyses in Texas find significant college gains linked to the advanced courses in high school.
January 30, 2007
Harvard scholar documents costs of caring for soldiers hurt in Iraq, and Pentagon reacts -- by attacking researcher and changing U.S. Web sites.
January 30, 2007
Problems were reported this weekend with both the Medical College Admission Test and the SAT that some students took, The New York Times reported. On some MCAT versions, the questions for a verbal reasoning section did not match the reading passage. MCAT officials told the Times that up to 800 students may have been affected.
January 29, 2007
Rutgers University and the American Federation of Teachers reached an agreement in a dispute over an AFT campaign to unionize mid-level administrative employees, such as program coordinators, administrative assistants and some library workers, The Star-Ledger reported. Under the agreement, Rutgers will stop sending out e-mail messages to employees criticizing unionization. New Jersey Gov.
January 29, 2007
Analysis of reviews involving 50,000 enrollments finds correlations in all the wrong places.
January 29, 2007
Honor society -- in first political position taken in recent memory -- criticizes Spellings Commission for ignoring liberal arts.

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