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 9, 2010
The "no loans" era of elite private higher education might be short-lived. Dartmouth College announced Monday that it is restoring loans to the aid packages of students from families whose incomes exceed $75,000 -- ending a no-loans policy that was announced with much fanfare two years ago. Dartmouth will continue to exclude loans from the aid packages of those with smaller family incomes and will continue to be "need blind" in admissions, meaning that financial need will not be taken into consideration in admissions decisions.
February 9, 2010
In significant shift over time, issues related to faith get more play in top journals, more scholars make religious issues central to their work, and more are getting outside funds.
February 9, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
February 8, 2010
A coalition of academic associations is today issuing a joint statement calling on colleges to recognize that they have "one faculty" and to treat those off the tenure track as professionals, with pay, benefits, professional development and participation in governance.
February 8, 2010
Six months after university nixes David Horowitz event, it resists Horowitz debate with head of AAUP.
February 5, 2010
Nyack College is starting a bachelor of science in nursing program. University of Maryland University College is starting bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in cybersecurity. University of Notre Dame is starting a minor in international development studies.
February 4, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
February 3, 2010
Decline is steepest in history of survey by Council for Aid to Education. Alumni giving rate drops to all-time low of 10%.
February 2, 2010
Who will be first?


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