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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Most Recent Articles

September 18, 2006
A federal appeals court has ruled that emeritus status (as defined at the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York) has so little value that a retired professor can't sue over being denied the right to the title.
September 15, 2006
Seven cases of mumps have been confirmed at Wheaton College of Illinois and six more are suspected, The Chicago Tribune reported. All of the cases appear to be under control and public-health officials said that the college had responded well. But the outbreak raises concerns about other colleges.
September 15, 2006
Boston University has started a master's program in biomedical forensic sciences.
September 15, 2006
In the annals of academic conferences, few may have been more ill-fated than the aborted conclave on academic boycotts planned by the American Association of University Professors.When the conference was called off in March, organizers hoped that they could salvage something good from the idea by taking papers planned for the conference and publishing them in a special issue of Academe, the AAUP's magazine.
September 14, 2006
Is a week's lost pay appropriate penalty for math exam with question on woman named "Condoleezza" holding a watermelon?
September 14, 2006
California's community colleges toughen graduation requirements. Some see changes as overdue; others fear standards are too high.
September 13, 2006
Enrollment increase is led by gains for women and African Americans.
September 13, 2006
AAUP suggests standards for treatment of part timers, some of whom see plan as progress; others worry about its time limits.
September 12, 2006
Harvard University is eliminating early admissions next year and shifting to a single application deadline of January 1 for undergraduates. The move comes after several years in which many education experts said that early admissions programs favor wealthy applicants, who are more likely to be able to figure out their first choice early in the process and who may not need to compare aid packages among institutions.


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