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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February 28, 2011
System wants flexibility to eliminate jobs -- even if institutions do not declare "financial exigency."
February 25, 2011
Harvard and Princeton both restore "early action" plans -- amid evidence that applicants and institutions alike are more anxious than ever for certainty.
February 24, 2011
Editors discuss new collection on measuring learning in disciplines with knowledge that is not easy to measure.
February 24, 2011
Lahore With Love: Growing Up With Girlfriends Pakistani Style was published last year by Syracuse University Press, and the fictionalized memoir quickly won praise. Henry Louis Gates Jr. called it "marvelously compelling and endlessly entertaining, at once poignantly personal and richly political."
February 23, 2011
With colleges under intense pressure to find new sources of revenue, many are applying business ideas or creating closer ties to corporations. In their new book, Lowering Higher Education: The Rise of Corporate Universities and the Fall of Liberal Education (University of Toronto Press), James E. Côté and Anton L.
February 23, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Prairie State College --Kristina Appelt, librarian--Teresa McCann, Spanish--Thomas Nicholas, English--Cathy Rook, adult education--Katharine Sims-Drew, mathematics St. Norbert College --David Bailey, biology--Shalisa Collins, Spanish--Charles Jacobs, political science--Joel Mann, philosophy University of Hartford
February 23, 2011
Amid national debates over efforts to block collective bargaining in public higher education, union leaders in Ohio talk about the changes they've helped make.
February 22, 2011
Louisiana Supreme Court rejects challenge to Tulane's merger of arts and sciences college with former women's college, ending long legal dispute watched by many fund-raisers.
February 22, 2011
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
February 21, 2011
House wants to cut all funds for center. Scholars who have received support fear loss of key funding source.


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