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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July 5, 2011
Federal appeals court says Michigan's electorate doesn't have right to ban public universities from considering race in admissions.
July 1, 2011
University settles lawsuit and state inquiry by pledging to enhance a noted collection, not to sell it.
June 29, 2011
Study finds students are more likely to see gay and lesbian professors as biased than they are straight professors -- based on the same syllabus.
June 29, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Knox College --Craig Choma, theater--Jeremy Day-O'Connell, music--Sarah Day-O'Connell, music--Esther Penick, biology--Carol Scotton, economics and business and management--Mark Shroyer, physics University of North Texas
June 22, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Greensboro College--Michael A. Dutch, business administration and economics Northeastern University--Luca Caracoglia, civil and environmental engineering--Rebecca Carrier, chemical engineering--Yung Joon Jung, mechanical and industrial engineering--Yingzi Lin, mechanical and industrial engineering--Hossein Mosallaei, electrical and computer engineering--Shashi Murthy, chemical engineering
June 21, 2011
A new study has found that two of the four main parts of the ACT -- science and reading -- have "little or no" ability to help colleges predict whether applicants will succeed. The analysis also found that the other two parts -- English and mathematics -- are "highly predictive" of college success. But because most colleges rely on the composite ACT score, rather than individual subject scores, the value of the entire exam is questioned by the study.
June 20, 2011
Does globalization mean that the best talent is destined to flock to selected countries? Are equity issues being ignored?

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