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

October 5, 2011
Citing demographic and pedagogic trends, growing number of colleges rename departments "world" or "modern" languages.
October 3, 2011
Leaders of history association, arguing that academic job market isn't getting better, call for new ideas on career paths, and adjustments in doctoral education.
October 3, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Texas Woman’s University--Rhonda Buckley, family sciences--Kenneth Foster, psychology and philosophy--Nerissa Gillum, family sciences--Christian Hart, psychology and philosophy--Joni Jensen, music--Rae Langford, nursing--Kathy Luedtke-Hoffman, physical therapy--Beth Norris, physical therapy--Katherine Rose, family sciences--Marilyn Massey Stokes, health studiesVillanova University
September 30, 2011
Bryant University is starting a master of arts program in teaching.School of Visual Arts is starting a master of arts degree in critical theory and the arts.Worcester Polytechnic Institute is starting bachelor's and master's degrees in bioinformatics and computational biology.
September 29, 2011
Del Mar College is starting an associate degree in Mexican-American studies.Maryland Institute College of Art is starting a master of professional studies program in information visualization.University of
September 27, 2011
NSF announces changes to make it easier for scientists to balance work and parenthood. Goal is to increase percentage of women on the STEM tenure track.
September 26, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Mount Ida College--Liang Tang, businessNorthwestern College (Iowa)--Laurie Daily, education--Heather Josselyn-Cranson, music--John Vonder Bruegge, religionSalem State University--Janice King, nursing --Jamie Wilson, history
September 23, 2011
Millersville University is starting a master of science in integrated scientific applications, an interdisciplinary program that combines a specialization in an applied science with pre-professional training in business, finance and accounting and organizational communication, management and leadership.Onondaga Community College is starting an associat
September 22, 2011
1.1% decline is first since 2003 and appears based largely on decreases in master’s programs in business and education.
September 21, 2011
Loyola University Maryland is starting a certificate program in cybersecurity.Portland Community College is starting a nutritional therapy program.Rutgers University is starting a certificate program (for undergraduates) in genetic counseling.


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