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 4, 2011
In podcast interview, Grinnell's new president discusses transition, the role of such institutions and ways they may need to change.
January 4, 2011
Misericordia University has added a specialization in nonprofit management and fund-raising to its master's program in organizational management.Robert Morris University is starting a master's program in special education.Rochester Institute of Technology is starting a master’s program on environmental forecasting and disaster preparedness and response.
January 3, 2011
Did 4 nursing students deserve to be kicked out of their program for a photograph they took and posted?
January 3, 2011
Researchers in Spain, using rare opportunity to study randomly selected hiring and promotion panels, find gender split affects who gets full professor (but not associate) positions.
January 3, 2011
Open positions in history suffer another sharp decline, while searches in economics see a strong rebound.
December 28, 2010
Amid a major blizzard, many philosophers can't get to their annual meeting -- and some job candidates lose shots at in-person interviews.
December 21, 2010
College and university presidents in the United States and elsewhere regularly link the need for a higher education to individual and national needs for economic advancement. What if their underlying assumptions aren't true? Three social scientists from British universities challenge many of those assumptions in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs and Incomes, just published by Oxford University Press.
December 21, 2010
The Pardee RAND Graduate School and Southwestern Law School are jointly starting two certificate programs. Students from the Pardee RAND Graduate School will be able to take courses in law at Southwestern, leading to a certificate in legal studies.
December 20, 2010
Republicans block final vote on bill to help undocumented students nationwide; Nebraska judge upholds law letting them qualify for in-state tuition rates.
December 20, 2010
Leading scholars charge Southern Poverty Law Center, a legendary civil rights group, with supporting "unscholarly and unethical" effort to cast doubt on the Armenian genocide.

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