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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July 20, 2011
Indictment charges theft of millions of journal articles through MIT's JSTOR account.
July 19, 2011
Community college students who enroll in distance courses are more likely to fail or drop out than are those in in-person classes, study finds.
July 18, 2011
Florida State finds nothing inappropriate in two faculty hires, but says pact with foundation could have led to "undue outside influence."
July 18, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
July 14, 2011
Critics of grade inflation publish analysis finding that 43 percent of students earn As -- 10 times the number receiving Fs.
July 14, 2011
As admissions officers debate practice, study finds 60 percent of Chinese undergraduates at U.S. institutions used them -- even at institutions that don't know it.
July 13, 2011
A state judge ruled Tuesday that the University of Illinois at Chicago does not have the right to block a faculty union from representing both those on the tenure track and adjuncts.
July 12, 2011
Fund-raisers are told that they are asking too little of young alumni, while focusing too much on U.S. News -- to their institutions' detriment.
July 11, 2011
At gathering of fund-raisers, university presidents consider how their institutions' missions, donors and governance are evolving.
July 11, 2011
Bellevue University is starting a master of science program in finance.San Jacinto College is starting an associate of science program in agriculture and an associate of art in agribusiness.University of Texas at Knoxville is starting a doctor of social work program. 


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