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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Most Recent Articles

November 16, 2009
2008-9 saw record international enrollment in U.S. and 2007-8 saw record for Americans studying abroad. New data suggest years of big increases may be ending.
November 13, 2009
As communications scholars gather, they consider how to teach its use in public speaking courses, and how to use digital slides in their own lectures.
November 13, 2009
Some at Purdue want to see a librarian fired, but amid fierce debate over tolerance and free expression, university declines to do so.
November 11, 2009
A president says he'll interview every candidate before making a recommendation to the board and that he won't be a rubber stamp. Professors say this isn't how faculty members should win job security.
November 10, 2009
3 years after Supreme Court decision about the rights of public employees, AAUP sees peril for professors' freedoms and starts campaign to establish new institutional protections.
November 10, 2009
Figures for first-time students who are from the U.S. are up 6 percent; new international numbers are flat, with significant variation by country.
November 10, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Clarion University --Valerie Bennett, biology--Ellen Foster, English--Young-Gyoung Kim, special education and rehabilitative sciences--Melissa Kuntz, art--J. Andrew Lingwall, communication--Kathleen O'Donnell, modern languages--Sandra Trejos, economics--Angela West, nursing--Shari Wynkoop, special education and rehabilitative sciences Emory University
November 9, 2009
Annual survey of student engagement finds notable gains across sectors, and offers new analysis on gaps between science and non-science students, the transfer experience, and impact of learning management systems.
November 9, 2009
As National Survey of Student Engagement is released, a scholar questions the validity of its conclusions and the way it asks questions.


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