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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January 27, 2011
Christian university, under fire over ouster of lesbian coach, amends its anti-bias policy to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation.
January 26, 2011
Common Application rejects proposals to add optional questions on sexual orientation and gender identity.
January 25, 2011
In early February, scholars and university presidents from across the country will gather at Emory University for a conference on "Slavery and the University." For even as the United States marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, some of its battles continue to flare on campuses. Last year, for example, Eastern Illinois University rejected a faculty proposal to rename a dormitory that honors Stephen A.
January 24, 2011
Appropriations for higher education are down again this year, study finds, and only stimulus funds that have now run out prevented deeper cuts.
January 24, 2011
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
January 21, 2011
Bryant University is starting undergraduate majors in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish, the first language majors offered at the university.Georgetown University is adding an LL.M.
January 20, 2011
If part-time faculty members assembled the equivalent course duties of a full-time job at a Pennsylvania community college, they still would earn only about $25,000 a year -- below state levels at which a family of four would be eligible for public assistance.
January 19, 2011
Louisiana governor suggests that predominantly white U. of New Orleans and historically black Southern U. in New Orleans should join forces.
January 19, 2011
Federal appeals court rules that use of "10% plan" doesn't mean U. of Texas can't consider race in admissions.
January 18, 2011
If the purpose of a college education is for students to learn, academe is failing, according to Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, a book being released today by University of Chicago Press.

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