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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May 2, 2011
As Hong Kong moves to the 4-year bachelor’s, its youngest university revels in chance to add general education, and become more like U.S. institutions -- serving as example for China.
April 29, 2011
Three days after conservative blogger posted videos of a course, an instructor is no longer employed -- even as university finds that statements were "distorted."
April 26, 2011
A new book, The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University (New York University Press), argues that key values in American higher education can be traced to the U.S. Constitution. Some of the traditions in academe that the book traces to the Constitution include the divide between public and private spheres, the distinction between rights and privileges and ideas of equality.
April 25, 2011
Augustana College: Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois.Baldwin-Wallace College: Willis N. Holcombe, chancellor for the Florida College System, and Frank C.
April 25, 2011
The Texas House of Representatives has passed a budget bill that would require any public college with a student center on "alternative" sexuality to provide equal funding to create new centers to promote "traditional values."While the Senate has yet to adopt a version of the budget bill, the inclusion of the measure in the overall budget bill and the dominance of social conservatives in Texas politics means that the measure could well be enacted. The House vote in favor of the amendment on the campus sexuality centers was 110-24.
April 21, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Bates College--Helen C. Boucher, psychology--Gina A. Fatone, music--B. Christine McDowell, theater and rhetoric--Karen Melvin, history--Hiroya Miura, musicCollege of Saint Rose

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