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 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.
December 2, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Emerson College--Pierre Archambault, visual and media arts--Martie Cook, visual and media arts--Brooke Knight, visual and media artsUniversity of Nevada at Las Vegas
December 2, 2008
Major national study finds that disorders are widespread -- and treatment is not -- for those who are 19-25, regardless of their enrollment status.
December 2, 2008
A report issued Monday, “University Tuition, Consumer Choice and College Affordability,” called for a change in the public discussion about college costs -- both what it costs to run public universities and for students and their families to attend them. The report was released by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and focuses on public research universities.
December 2, 2008
From the 1990s on, many colleges have increasingly relied on adjunct professors. Elon has gone from majority part timers to 74 percent tenure track -- and it's not done yet.
December 1, 2008
Though several colleges have programs in city hit by wave of attacks, they report no harm to students or employees. A former professor is among Americans killed.
December 1, 2008
Public universities issue report on "looming affordability challenge." Analysis finds limited public understanding of college costs and calls for substantially different policies. With a podcast.
December 1, 2008
Arizona court revives suit on Native American samples -- allegedly used for studies that differ from what donors agreed to. Issues could apply broadly in social and biological sciences.
December 1, 2008
U. of Tennessee banned wife of system's leader from contact with donors and employees -- and lifted ban only after stipulating her lack of authority.

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