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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January 24, 2013
The Heritage Hall Museum, in Alabama, has canceled a short of work by Troy University faculty members. The Daily Home reported that some of the art caused offense. "It was supposed to be a group exhibit for Troy University’s communication/fine arts/design program," a museum official said.
January 23, 2013
Georgia State will evaluate courses much like it reviews other work done by students before they enroll. Academic Partnerships, which helps universities put degree programs online, will work with institutions to make first course in each degree a MOOC.
January 23, 2013
Jan. 23, 2013 -- Chief academic officers in an Inside Higher Ed survey are aware their institutions rely on non-tenure-track instructors, but don't expect much to change. And they see MOOCs more as a threat to their business models than as an improvement for academe. Inside Higher Ed collaborated with Gallup on this project. On February 14, Inside Higher Ed held a webinar on the results with on the results with Scott Jaschik, editor, and Robert Sternberg, provost of Oklahoma State University. You can watch the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by the generous financial support of ConnectEDU, InsideTrack, Jenzabar, McGraw-Hill Higher Education and PeopleAdmin.
January 23, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Marek Urban of the University of Southern Mississippi explains the creation of a material with the ability to heal itself. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 23, 2013
Male scientists are more likely than their female counterparts to engage in research fraud, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal mBio. The study analyzed a large database of cases of scientific fraud, categorized those who committed the fraud by different stages of careers and then compared those at different stages of their careers (from junior levels to senior scientists) to the gender make-up of the fields.
January 22, 2013
Cornell University opened classes this week at its new technology master's program in New York City, which the university is operating in partnership with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, The New York Times reported. Eight students are in the first class, but the program projects 2,000 students by 2037.
January 22, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Craig Stanford of the University of Southern California explores the variety of threats the world’s great apes face from modern humans. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
January 22, 2013
Professors who specialize in rhetoric, political communication, and inauguration history give Obama good, but not great, reviews.

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