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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December 8, 2008
Clark University, in Massachusetts, is starting a social change concentration in its M.B.A.
December 8, 2008
Number of students taking GRE will drop this year, stunning ETS and universities, who foresaw opposition impact from recession. Fall is seen in U.S. and elsewhere, with steep decline in India.
December 5, 2008
Key study for first time features ethnic breakdowns, finding that white and Latino professors hold similar views but that some minority groups are less happy.
December 5, 2008
A state judge in Connecticut ruled Wednesday that most evidence suggested that the wrong person was expelled for cheating at Central Connecticut State University, The Hartford Courant reported. Matthew Coster, who was expelled, sued Cristina Duquette, saying that she was the one who cheated, not the one whose work was copied, as the university found. She counter-sued. The judge said that most of the evidence -- including logic and computer evidence -- backed Coster.
December 4, 2008
A federal district court has upheld the right of Millersville University, in Pennsylvania, to deny a diploma to a teacher education student -- days before graduation -- because of a photo of her on MySpace posing as a drunken pirate, The Washington Post reported. The student claimed that her First Amendment rights were violated, but the university argued that her actions were inconsistent with her responsibilities as a student teacher.
December 4, 2008
With big disciplinary meetings about to start, some reliable measures start to appear about how many colleges are really hiring -- and the news isn't good.
December 3, 2008
Non-tenure-track instructors are used more frequently and in more disciplines (and at lower pay) than is commonly thought, AFT report says.
December 3, 2008
Clayton State University is starting a bachelor of science degree in paralegal studies.Columbia University is starting a master's degree in Latin American and Caribbean studies.Eckerd College, in Florida, has started an interdisciplinary major in ancient studies.
December 3, 2008
A federal jury on Tuesday awarded $1.72 million to a former dental student at the University of Michigan who said she was kicked out of the program because of a feud between an associate dean and two professors, the Associated Press reported. The former student said she became a target when the two professors refused to allow her special testing conditions because of her attention deficit disorder.
December 2, 2008
A key lawmaker in Georgia is suggesting that the state merge two of its three public historically black colleges with nearby predominantly white institutions. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Seth Harp, chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee, used a budget hearing Monday to push the idea. "The white schools were begun as segregation schools. It’s time Georgia closed that ugly chapter,” Harp said.

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