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 16, 2008
A dance scholar -- who had previously taught at 2 universities and won acclaim for work with China -- quits after discovery that she didn't have the education she listed.
September 16, 2008
Gains are greater for foreign students than those from the U.S., for blacks than for whites, and for those studying in the health sciences than in other disciplines.
September 16, 2008
George Mason University has added a graduate certificate in forensics. Niagara County Community College is starting a certificate program in geographic information systems. The University of Pennsylvania is starting a Ph.D. program in Africana studies.
September 15, 2008
Economist suggests a focus on the relative impact of articles adjacent to one another in journals.
September 15, 2008
Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.
September 15, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: University of North Carolina at Asheville Joseph Berryhill, psychology Kathie Garbie, health and wellness Lora Holland, classics Brian Hook, classics Keya Maitra, philosophy Mary Lynn Manns, management and accountancy Nancy Ruppert, education Lorena Russell, literature and language Lorraine Walsh, multimedia arts and sciences University of Notre Dame
September 12, 2008
Among the sub-debates in the debates over affirmative action are questions over the relative significance of race and class. A new book attempts to explore race and class simultaneously in a college setting. In Race and Class Matters at an Elite College, Elizabeth Aries explores the insights she gained by studying four groups of students at Amherst College: affluent white students, affluent black students, white students without a lot of money and black students without a lot of money.


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