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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August 20, 2010
Augusta State University is starting a master of education degree in teacher leadership.State University of New York at Canton is starting a bachelor's degree in sports management.St. Johns River Community College is starting a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.
August 19, 2010
Offers to international students increased 3% from 2009 to 2010, while offers to applicants from the U.S. dropped 1%.
August 18, 2010
New sociology research suggests that nonpolitical campus characteristics may influence whether conservative students thrive with or feel intimidated by faculty at overwhelmingly liberal institutions.
August 17, 2010
One ritual of the start of the academic year is the release of Beloit College's annual "mindset list," which aims to help professors understand what their new freshmen experienced (and didn't) growing up. While some items on the list are, of course, related to technology, many reflect the cultural and political world views of today's 18-year-olds. The list was created by Tom McBride, the Keefer Professor of the Humanities at Beloit, and Ron Nief, the former public affairs director.
August 17, 2010
Female and minority junior professors report less comfort with work climate than do male or white colleagues; new faculty generally give mixed grades to effectiveness of key policies.
August 17, 2010
U.S. News adjusts the most controversial part of its rankings -- but does it matter?
August 16, 2010
Agency calls for a broad rethinking of priorities over the next decade -- both in areas to be studied and major infrastructure projects to support.
August 16, 2010
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:California State University at Fresno
August 16, 2010
Research points to varying impacts of faculty careers on having children and of having children on faculty salaries. Males come out more favorably, but not always in expected ways.
August 13, 2010
Research, teaching, service. Faculty members regularly debate the relative priorities of those items on the classic list of criteria for tenure and promotion. A new collection of essays places more attention on service, and in particular on the role of gender in the way service is defined and on the role of service in defining the roles of female professors.


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