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

May 13, 2008
Report says that unusual arrangement in which corporate interests sponsored a course put professor in untenable position and compromised curricular standards.
May 13, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Dodge City Community College Dylan Faullin, mathematics Margarie Yaroslaski, speech Kalamazoo College Pamela Cutter, computer science Ann Fraser, biology Binney Girdler, biology Amelia Katanski, English Sarah Lindley, art Katie MacLean, romance languages Amy Smith, English Louisiana State University at Alexandria
May 12, 2008
When Robert M. Gates, the secretary of defense, announced plans for the Minerva Consortia last month, he surprised many social scientists. Gates proposed the creation of a series of university-based consortiums to support research on questions of importance to the military, but said that the research would be unclassified and would not be subject to political litmus tests.
May 12, 2008
Course redesign, more merit pay and expanded outsourcing are among the ideas administrators and experts consider for how to manage colleges through economic uncertainty.
May 12, 2008
After another round of negotiations that some thought would keep college open, university board rejects deal to do just that.
May 9, 2008
Doctoral programs see increase in applications and enrollments, but also face significant retention issues.
May 8, 2008
Impact of decision by state's highest court is unclear on latest approach by universities to providing health insurance to gay couples and others.


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