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

August 25, 2010
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro is starting a Ph.D.
August 24, 2010
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Frostburg State University--Robert C. Forsythe, mathematics--Mark Gallagher, music--Steven L. Hartsock, social work--Sean Henry, librarian--Gerard R. LaFemina, EnglishUniversity of Missouri at Kansas City
August 24, 2010
Openings for assistant professor positions are down 38% over two years.
August 23, 2010
Federal judge won't force researchers to release names of teachers they interviewed, but orders release of schools studied -- despite scholars' pledges not to do so.
August 23, 2010
Federal judge refuses to grant injunction to block master's program in counseling from forcing her to comply with its equity standards.
August 23, 2010
Ruling finds that a college's dire financial condition does not justify disregard of a donor's intent.
August 20, 2010
Augusta State University is starting a master of education degree in teacher leadership.State University of New York at Canton is starting a bachelor's degree in sports management.St. Johns River Community College is starting a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.
August 20, 2010
Rice U. shuts down its digital university press -- going against recommendations of outside reviewers. With 2 other presses closing, some see growing vulnerability for small outfits.
August 19, 2010
Offers to international students increased 3% from 2009 to 2010, while offers to applicants from the U.S. dropped 1%.
August 18, 2010
New sociology research suggests that nonpolitical campus characteristics may influence whether conservative students thrive with or feel intimidated by faculty at overwhelmingly liberal institutions.


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