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

September 12, 2011
U. of Illinois says it is trying to protect privacy and intellectual property, but two national groups see unreasonable limits on free speech.
September 9, 2011
The latest book to suggest that American higher education needs to face up to a period of radical change is Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities (MIT Press). Abelard represents the medieval ideal of scholar/teacher/philosopher while Apple is the world of iTunes U. The author is Richard A. DeMillo, Distinguished Professor of Computing, professor of management and director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at Georgia Institute of Technology.
September 8, 2011
Tenure, teaching awards and help from AAUP don't save job of Erskine professor who offends religious traditionalists.
September 8, 2011
Hardin-Simmons University is starting a bachelor's degree in nonprofit management.Lansing Community College is starting a program to train veterans who have experience as medics to earn a paramedic certificate, and to receive some credit for what they learned in the military.
September 7, 2011
Amid tight academic job market in the U.S., Germany pushes Ph.D. students to get postdocs in America -- then to come home and promote change.
September 6, 2011
Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.
September 6, 2011
New briefs raise the stakes in battle over oral history records at Boston College that relate to violence in Northern Ireland.
September 2, 2011
Butler University is starting a doctor of pharmacy/master's in pharmaceutical sciences dual degree.Phoenix College, of the Maricopa Community College District, is starting an online associate in applied science degree in the administration of justice.Vanderbilt Unive
September 1, 2011
Majority of board members quit at Antioch Los Angeles after bylaws are changed by the university system.
August 31, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:


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