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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October 28, 2010
Board overrules decision rejecting NYU union, and hints it will reverse ruling that has blocked collective bargaining for teaching assistants at private universities.
October 28, 2010
As economic woes continue, and state budgets remain tight, public institutions are increasing rates by larger percentages than are privates.
October 27, 2010
Incoming and (in podcast) departing presidents of American University in Cairo discuss role of key institution in a volatile region.
October 25, 2010
Colorado State University is starting an undergraduate major in biomedical engineering.Montgomery County Community College, in Pennsylvania, is starting an urban and regional planning concentration in the college's social science associate in arts degree program.Saint Louis
October 25, 2010
AAUP investigation finds that Bethune-Cookman used questionable means to get rid of faculty members, ignoring the university's rules and national standards.
October 25, 2010
The National Research Council says its new ratings methodology makes it impossible for any department to claim any ordinal rank. That didn't stop Penn State's philosophers.
October 25, 2010
With universities facing pressure to show the value of their research, to promote economic development and to find new sources of revenue, links between academic researchers and business are being encouraged and scrutinized intensely. The essays in a new book -- The Commodification of Academic Research: Science and the Modern University (University of Pittsburgh Press) -- explore these issues.
October 21, 2010
As recession drags on, colleges see more interest and fill more seats through a system that a few years ago was being criticized as favoring wealthy students.
October 21, 2010
Eastern Michigan University, in collaboration with the Peace Corps, is starting a new master's program in teaching English to speakers of other languages.Milwaukee School of Engineering is starting a five-year -- freshman through master's degree -- program in civil engineering.New York University is starting a master of arts program in the history of art and archaeology.

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