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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January 7, 2009
College Board says new SAT policy is designed to minimize student stress. But information it gives colleges might make students more stressed (and feeling less in control) than ever.
January 7, 2009
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January 6, 2009
History departments are changing curriculum for doctoral students, seeking to move beyond teaching professors' favorite books and toward the art of teaching.
January 6, 2009
The best of colleges' "family friendly" policies may be profoundly unfriendly if you tell new parents about them, but not other key people -- such as those who evaluate those new parents for tenure.
January 6, 2009
Colorado Mountain College, is starting certificate and associate degree programs to train medical assistants.Drew University, in New Jersey, is starting an undergraduate major in business studies.South Carolina State University is starting an undergraduate minor in international business.The
January 5, 2009
Advocates for "transnational" studies see their field growing and starting to put down institutional roots -- in a challenge to traditional modes of global study.
January 5, 2009
Members vote to hold special sessions in San Diego hotel owned by backer of Proposition 8, rather than risk financial calamity by breaking a contract for 2010 meeting.
January 5, 2009
As analysis suggests decline of 15 percent or more in openings, those on the job market and those hiring ponder choices and trade rumors about next searches to be called off.
January 5, 2009
Relatively few doctoral programs require for-credit courses on how to lead a class, a study finds -- while another finds most new Ph.D.’s still feel prepared.
January 5, 2009
The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a lower court's ruling that placed in doubt the legality of a state law granting in-state tuition rates to some immigrant students who lack the legal authority to be residents of the state, the Los Angeles Times reported. While the California Supreme Court's ruling would only be binding in that state, it could influence debates in other states with similar laws.

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