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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November 14, 2011
Patrick Witt, Yale University's star quarterback, has withdrawn his application for a Rhodes Scholarship, citing his desire to play "the Game" against Harvard University on Saturday, Reuters reported. Witt's Rhodes interview was scheduled for the same day, but he opted to focus on the football game against Yale's arch-rival.
November 14, 2011
Some professors at Mississippi Valley State University are criticizing a Faculty Senate vote of no confidence this month in President Donna Oliver, The Clarion-Ledger reported. The Faculty Senate cited a number of problems, including poor relations between the president and the faculty, declining enrollment and budget problems.
November 14, 2011
The latest spinoff of the protest movement focuses on the language and literature job market with demand of "Tenure Track Now."
November 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Dora Clarke-Pine of La Sierra University examines the shockingly common problem of plagiarism in doctoral dissertations. Find out more about the Academic Minute here.
November 14, 2011
If faculty members in education (and many other disciplines) want to influence public policy, they have no choice but to look beyond traditional academic publishing, writes Shaun Johnson.
November 14, 2011
Professor at Sacramento State leaves class if his students don't bring snacks they have made. He says he's illustrating important lesson, but not everyone agrees.
November 14, 2011
The following are the latest developments from Pennsylvania State University as it struggles to move forward amid a sex-abuse scandal:
November 14, 2011
Gabor Lukacs has agreed to leave his position as a mathematics professor at the University of Manitoba, and to drop litigation against the university, ending a messy dispute between Lukacs and the institution, The Globe and Mail reported. Lukacs was suspended after he spoke out against the awarding of a Ph.D. to a student who did not pass his qualifying exam, and who said that he suffered from exam anxiety.

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