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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September 14, 2010
For first time, majority are awarded to females. Gender split varies by discipline, but women's numbers are increasing faster than men's across the board.
September 13, 2010
Federal judge agrees that state law can give college newspapers the First Amendment protections that a controversial 2005 appeals court decision limited.
September 13, 2010
ETS -- rebuffed by College Board -- pilots standardized letters of recommendation for undergraduate admissions; Notre Dame's MBA program is first to require this kind of recommendation; law school group adopts own approach.
September 10, 2010
University of Dayton explains its recent enrollment success in part by the packaging (literally).
September 8, 2010
Two years ago, it appeared that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had resolved a conflict with faculty leaders over the Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government.
September 8, 2010
When people talk about the demolition of the doctrine of "separate but equal," the case everyone focuses on is Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1954 ruling. Four years earlier, however, the Supreme Court rejected that doctrine in a higher education case -- one that set the legal framework for Brown and helped shape the strategy of Thurgood Marshall in his assault on Jim Crow in education.
September 7, 2010
UCLA business school wants to forgo any more money from California -- and gain the right to raise out-of-state tuition to private levels.
September 7, 2010
At the discipline's largest annual gathering, many fear that their field has minimal impact on policy -- and debate whether they should care.
September 7, 2010
Calhoun Community College is starting an associate of applied science degree in nursing, designed to train paramedics to become registered nurses.Texas Tech University is starting a joint J.D./M.D.
September 3, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The field of political science is sometimes criticized as being too theoretical and not focused enough on real world problems. While there is still plenty of talk of theory and simulation at this year's annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, the overall theme is very much about the real world: "The Politics of Hard Times." There are sessions on hard times and the developing world, hard times in North America, courts and hard times, migration and hard times, national interest and hard times, and more.


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