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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May 23, 2005
Professor and his supporters said the university was punishing him for criticizing a deal with a biotech company.
May 23, 2005
Three years after one of anthropology's biggest scandals appeared to have been resolved, debate about research on the Yanomami is back.
May 20, 2005
Legislature passes bill to provide huge increase in holdings of university system.
May 20, 2005
Scholars and archivists are making progress in sustaining a small but crucial program the Bush administration seeks to eliminate.
May 20, 2005
DeVry, Inc. announced Thursday that it had eliminated the jobs of 134 faculty members -- a mix of full-time and part-time positions -- following enrollment declines at DeVry campuses.
May 19, 2005
A coalition of 40 academic and scientific groups released recommendations Wednesday on how to improve the process for issuing visas to foreign students and scholars. The statement, which was coordinated by the Association of American Universities and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, noted that there have been improvements in the visa system in the year since the groups last released recommendations.
May 19, 2005
New data show that while the number of faculty jobs is rising, growth is greatest for part-time positions and at for-profit colleges.
May 19, 2005
A new report criticizes the U. of California for not hiring enough women -- and suggests that more hires be assistant professors.
May 19, 2005
Several community colleges are investigating how phony documents were obtained and submitted.
May 18, 2005
Degree-granting American campuses in Qatar reflect shift in role colleges play globally -- and efforts in China may be about to take off.

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