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 12, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011: Ball State University: Steve Kroft, correspondent for "60 Minutes." Bay Path College: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand. George Washington University: Michael R. Bloomberg, mayor of New York City.
November 10, 2010
Research finds that letters of recommendation for women seeking faculty jobs tend to include "communal" or "emotive" words that -- even if used positively -- turn off search committees.
November 9, 2010
3% increase in number of first year students is the result of continued surge in interest from China.
November 8, 2010
Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.
November 8, 2010
Arbitrator finds Florida State violated contract provisions in eliminating positions -- and university rescinds layoffs.
November 5, 2010
Odds of public college board members being female depend on who is leading a state.
November 3, 2010
Despite voter backlash against government spending, several states reject proposals that colleges had feared would limit appropriations, and some colleges win facilities bond measures.
November 3, 2010
While the outcome was the same as in California and Michigan, the impact may differ.
November 3, 2010
The State University of New York at Binghamton announced last week that it had agreed to a $1.2 million settlement that will lead to the departure of its suspended men's basketball coach, Kevin Broadus. Under Broadus, the basketball program achieved athletic success but found itself in the middle of a controversy over the admission of academically unprepared athletes and numerous arrests of players.

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