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 17, 2008
Washington & Jefferson improved in key factors, yet fell in the eyes of U.S. News. Does this demonstrate that money is all that really counts and the rest is just for show?
January 16, 2008
Former U. of North Carolina president has also held major positions in Arizona and California university systems.
January 16, 2008
Scientists fearful that Texas was about to approve a program to offer online master's degrees in science education -- from a creationist perspective -- received some good news Tuesday.
January 15, 2008
In lawsuit against La Salle University, judge finds that a one-time dean admitted to making remarks related to ousted chair's status as Iranian.
January 15, 2008
Blackburn announces 15% reduction, but by also ending bargaining with students and their families, the institution's bottom line won't change.
January 14, 2008
The head of a nonviolence research center that recently relocated to the University of Rochester has angered many Jewish people -- and the university's president -- with blog comments that said Jewish people "overplay" the Holocaust and that Jews and Israel are the "biggest players" in the worldwide "culture of violence." Arun Gandhi -- who made the comments -- is the founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute, named for his grandfather, Mohandas K. Gandhi, and devoted to his teachings on nonviolence. Arun Gandhi is a popular speaker on many campuses.


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