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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September 17, 2008
Jerry Farley, president of Washburn University, is facing criticism for writing a letter -- on university stationery -- asking a judge for leniency for a convicted sex offender. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that three members of the university's board have criticized the decision. Farley wrote on behalf of a man who pleaded no contest to charges of sexually soliciting a 13-year-old girl.
September 16, 2008
A California appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit -- rejected by a lower court's judge -- challenging a state law giving in-state tuition rates to some high school graduates who cannot demonstrate a legal right to live in the state, The Contra Costa Times reported. The class action attacking the law says it is unfair to U.S. citizens who are from outside California and who pay high, out-of-state rates.
September 16, 2008
A dance scholar -- who had previously taught at 2 universities and won acclaim for work with China -- quits after discovery that she didn't have the education she listed.
September 16, 2008
Gains are greater for foreign students than those from the U.S., for blacks than for whites, and for those studying in the health sciences than in other disciplines.
September 16, 2008
George Mason University has added a graduate certificate in forensics.Niagara County Community College is starting a certificate program in geographic information systems.The University of Pennsylvania is starting a Ph.D. program in Africana studies.
September 15, 2008
Economist suggests a focus on the relative impact of articles adjacent to one another in journals.
September 15, 2008
Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.
September 15, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:University of North Carolina at AshevilleJoseph Berryhill, psychologyKathie Garbie, health and wellnessLora Holland, classicsBrian Hook, classicsKeya Maitra, philosophyMary Lynn Manns, management and accountancyNancy Ruppert, educationLorena Russell, literature and languageLorraine Walsh, multimedia arts and sciencesUniversity of Notre Dame
September 15, 2008
Colleges and taxpayers spend between $2.3 billion and $2.9 billion on remedial education, according to a report being released today. The Associated Press reported that the report, "Diploma to Nowhere," criticizes the American educational system for allowing so many high school students to graduate without being aware that they can't do college-level work.
September 12, 2008
In remarks Thursday night at a forum on national service, both presidential candidates criticized universities -- such as the forum's host, Columbia University -- that do not welcome Reserve Officers Training Corps programs on their campuses. Sen. John McCain said, according to an account in Bloomberg: "We're here in a wonderful institution, but do you know that this school will not allow ROTC on this campus? ....

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