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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November 1, 2011
Robert J. Sternberg considers why efforts to improve admissions tests stall or result in only cosmetic changes, and suggests strategies to promote meaningful changes.
November 1, 2011
University of Houston is starting an online master's program in higher education. University of Rochester is starting an undergraduate major in American studies. University of St. Francis, in Illinois, is starting a doctor of education program.
November 1, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Kristen Ghodsee of Bowdoin College explains why after only two decades, many former Eastern Bloc countries are developing a growing nostalgia for communism. Find out more about the Academic Minute here.
November 1, 2011
Philosophy professor's research raises the question of why top doctoral programs seem to favor students from a small subset of undergraduate programs.
November 1, 2011
Republicans have for weeks been attacking Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts, as a liberal academic, citing her career teaching at Harvard University. Warren's academic ties may be helping her out, however, in raising money from fellow professors. The Associated Press reported that nearly $124,000, or 9 percent of Warren's itemized donations, have come from academics, many of them at leading universities.

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