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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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.
August 29, 2011
Campuses assess the damage, clear debris and reschedule events.
August 25, 2011
Jury rejects battery charge against Valdosta professor who shut a student's laptop. He's been cleared to teach, but told this will be his last year.
August 25, 2011
North Central College and Hooke College of Applied Sciences are jointly offering a four-year degree in chemical microscopy.North Shore Community College is starting an associate degree in graphic design and integrated media.University of California at Davis is st
August 24, 2011
It's common for college applications to have optional questions in which would-be students may indicate their race or ethnicity. In what experts believe to be a first, Elmhurst College has released a new undergraduate application that includes an optional question about sexual orientation and gender identity status.Admitted students who indicate when applying that they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered will be eligible for a diversity scholarship worth one-third of tuition.
August 23, 2011
At community colleges, there is no gender gap among science and technology faculty. And study finds that women teaching in the sector are happy.


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