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 5, 2009
Throughout the last year, leaders of many four-year colleges have adopted the mantra that their institutions can "no longer be all things to all people." This has led to efforts to identify areas of strength, to carve out niches, and to drop programs best offered elsewhere.
October 2, 2009
Scholar links the continuing economic divides in enrollments to the "adaptation" skills of the upper classes and the availability of spaces.
October 1, 2009
Broad coalition of arts organizations starts in-depth study of how to improve the relationships between colleges and their museums.
October 1, 2009
Caterpillars and butterflies continue to vex the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, a prestigious journal that has found itself criticized for a publishing a paper that many say makes a mockery of evolutionary biology.
October 1, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
September 30, 2009
Students and faculty members both think colleges have a key role to play, but don't necessarily think that role is being fulfilled.
September 29, 2009
Central Washington University is starting a bachelor of applied science degree -- offered online -- in information technology.Mt.
September 29, 2009
With the growth of virtual high schools, new issue surfaces for admissions officers.
September 29, 2009
University says it acted out of concern that his talk on Islam would attack that faith.
September 28, 2009
Admissions group continues to draw attention to concerns about standardized testing, and the success of colleges that have moved away from relying on it.

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