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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September 27, 2005
Eight students at Utah State University were killed Monday, and three more were injured, when the van in which they were traveling crashed, The Standard-Examiner reported. Utah State officials said that the students were returning from a field trip.
September 26, 2005
An undercover police officer from the University of Central Florida, working to control underage drinking before a home football game, was shot and killed by an Orlando police officer Saturday, The Orlando Sentinel reported. A Central Florida student was also shot and injured.
September 26, 2005
Study suggests new ways of looking at issues of critical mass, location and preparing for college. 
September 26, 2005
Top departments criticized for admitting Ph.D. students and hiring faculty from narrow group of institutions.
September 26, 2005
Hurricane Rita forced colleges in Texas and Louisiana to prepare for the worst, but officials at many institutions were feeling relieved by late Saturday and spent much of the weekend preparing to re-open soon. While damage reports were not in, a few institutions did experience significant damage. In Texas, they include Lamar University, Lamar State College at Port Arthur, and the Lamar Institute of Technology. In Louisiana, Sowela Technical Community College, in Lake Charles, suffered extensive damage and the same may be true for McNeese State University.
September 23, 2005
EEOC suit adds to view of many at Newman U. that president doesn't want female candidates for key jobs.
September 23, 2005
Report documents new options being offered at research universities to help academic parents.
September 23, 2005
Many Texas colleges will be closed today as the state braces for the arrival of Hurricane Rita. Colleges in Galveston closed earlier in the week, but institutions that are further away, and still see a possibility of being hit by Rita, are shutting down today. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has created a special Web site with information about the closings at public and private colleges.An audit at American University has questioned $500,000 in spending by Benjamin A.
September 22, 2005
Colleges in the Galveston area are shutting down to prepare for the possible arrival of Hurricane Rita.
September 22, 2005
More colleges offer students access to what they want to hear, but not all students want to stop file sharing.

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