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 8, 2006
States turn away from caps that have led to appropriations cuts for colleges; many bond plans win approval, with huge California measure ahead.
November 8, 2006
Three years after Supreme Court upheld consideration of race by flagship university, voters decide otherwise.
November 8, 2006
Brenda Jo Brueggemann, chair of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees, has quit the position, saying: "I do not believe I can be the most effective member of the board to lead Gallaudet through the next steps." The Washington Post reported that her resignation followed that of Sen. John McCain from the board.
November 7, 2006
Three years after the University of Michigan won approval from the U.S. Supreme Court to use affirmative action (in some forms) in college admissions, voters in Michigan could strip the institution of the right to consider race when admitting students.
November 6, 2006
In the early 1990s, the then-presidents of Oberlin College and Stanford University floated the idea that the standard time for an undergraduate degree might be better at three years instead of four. The idea went nowhere -- at least in the United States.
November 6, 2006
High Point University, in North Carolina, is starting a bachelor of science program in entrepreneurship.The State University of New York at Potsdam is starting a minor in business administration.
November 6, 2006
The National Education Loan Network, known as Nelnet, and its executives top the list of contributors to the National Republican Congressional Committee, according to an analysis in the blog of the New America Foundation.
November 3, 2006
Listen to some critics of higher education, and you'll hear constant calls for more accountability and assessment.
November 2, 2006
The site that students love and faculty members hate now wants the former to send in photographs of the latter.


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