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 30, 2011
Bryant University is starting a master of arts program in teaching. School of Visual Arts is starting a master of arts degree in critical theory and the arts. Worcester Polytechnic Institute is starting bachelor's and master's degrees in bioinformatics and computational biology.
September 27, 2011
NSF announces changes to make it easier for scientists to balance work and parenthood. Goal is to increase percentage of women on the STEM tenure track.
September 26, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Mount Ida College--Liang Tang, businessNorthwestern College (Iowa)--Laurie Daily, education--Heather Josselyn-Cranson, music--John Vonder Bruegge, religionSalem State University --Janice King, nursing --Jamie Wilson, history
September 22, 2011
1.1% decline is first since 2003 and appears based largely on decreases in master’s programs in business and education.
September 21, 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 -- The 2011 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Admissions Directors is the third in a series of surveys of senior campus officials about key, time-sensitive issues in higher education. Inside Higher Ed collaborated on this project with Kenneth C. Green, founding director of the Campus Computing Project. The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by the generous financial support of Hobsons and SunGard Higher Education. Hundreds of readers participated in an Inside Higher Ed webinar about the survey's findings on Monday, Oct. 17, featuring Scott Jaschik, editor of Inside Higher Ed, and Jerome A. Lucido, of the University of Southern California. To view a recording of the webinar, please click here.
September 20, 2011
Strike settled, but American U. in Cairo faces challenges over finances and student expectations in wake of Mubarak ouster.
September 20, 2011
Ending years of debate, one of the last all-male colleges will go co-ed.


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