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 18, 2005
Why are students more likely to thrive at -- and graduate from -- some colleges than others? That's the central question in Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter, just published by Jossey-Bass.
May 18, 2005
Three students at Minnesota State University at Mankato were killed Tuesday, and five other people were injured, when their van was in an accident while en route to Detroit, reported the Associated Press. The students were en route to a student competition of the Society of Automotive Engineers.Voters in Pinal County on Tuesday rejected a plan to issue bonds for construction at Central Arizona College.
May 17, 2005
Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor fighting to keep his job, on Monday gave a university panel a 50-page defense in response to allegations of plagiarism and other forms of misconduct, The Rocky Mountain News reported. As questions have been raised over Churchill's scholarship, he has denied wrongdoing, but has rarely provided a detailed defense.
May 17, 2005
University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.
May 17, 2005
The Education Department is giving student borrowers a new way to consolidate -- and to lock in lower interest rates.
May 17, 2005
Professors at Delaware State say the university is trying to create a distance education program in which they will play no role.
May 16, 2005
A federal court ruling about Nebraska's ban on gay marriage may end up helping professors in the state win insurance for domestic partners.
May 16, 2005
Investigators from the American Association of University Professors find fault with the way Virginia State U. dismissed two faculty members.
May 16, 2005
After 25 years with minimal contact, American colleges and academics are rebuilding connections and exchange programs.
May 16, 2005
California students are already feeling the impact of tight budgets for higher education, according to a report released last week by the Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit group that seeks to build support for public higher education.

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