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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Most Recent Articles

September 7, 2011
Amid tight academic job market in the U.S., Germany pushes Ph.D. students to get postdocs in America -- then to come home and promote change.
September 6, 2011
New briefs raise the stakes in battle over oral history records at Boston College that relate to violence in Northern Ireland.
September 6, 2011
Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.
September 1, 2011
Majority of board members quit at Antioch Los Angeles after bylaws are changed by the university system.
August 31, 2011
More than 20 years after landmark study seeking to redefine teaching-research connection, new analysis finds lots of impact in classrooms, but less when it comes time for promotion.
August 31, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
August 30, 2011
Editor discusses new volume on state of a discipline.
August 29, 2011
Oklahoma State gets ready to try a different approach to admitting undergraduates -- and to defining wisdom in new ways.


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