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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July 21, 2008
New York's governor, David A. Paterson, plans today to back the creation of a major new student loan program for the state, potentially providing hundreds of thousands of students with loans at significantly lower interest rates than they now obtain through private borrowing, The New York Times reported. The loan proposal is part of the final report of a special commission on higher education, appointed by Eliot Spitzer during his brief term as governor.
July 18, 2008
The Pentagon has issued a policy statement that contracts for research with universities should not generally have restrictions on disseminating research findings unless the research is classified.
July 18, 2008
A new book -- The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism (Paradigm Publishers) -- challenges the idea that most Asian Americans are relatively untouched by racism or focused on issues related to equity. Based on field interviews nationwide, the book describes the Asian American experience in schools, colleges, the workplace and public discourse.
July 18, 2008
Central Ohio Technical College is starting an associate of applied science degree in criminal justice.Rochester Community and Technical College, in Minnesota, is starting an associate of science degree in environmental science.The State University of New York at Fredonia is starting a master's program in science education to train thos
July 17, 2008
Research released in new book argues that a set of nuanced issues -- such as assignments that take female professors away from scholarly inquiry -- limit their advancement.
July 17, 2008
Sen. John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate, gave one of his more detailed talks on education Wednesday, in a speech to the NAACP. The speech focused on elementary and secondary school issues, with a focus on school choice, which he favors. On higher ed, McCain was critical of state requirements for those who didn't attend teacher education programs and want to become teachers.
July 16, 2008
Community colleges in California might be able to significantly reduce the need for remedial education among students by using the results of 11th grade state testing to better direct students prior to enrollment, says a new report from the California Partnership for Achieving Student Success, known as Cal-PASS.
July 15, 2008
Federal officials announced two years ago that they would examine whether universities were violating federal anti-bias laws in their treatment of women in science.
July 15, 2008
U. of Nebraska Press sold almost one million copies of Black Elk Speaks. The director moved to SUNY and now the book is moving too. Fair game or unfair edge?
July 15, 2008
American University in Cairo is starting a master's degree in migration and refugee studies.Arapahoe Community College, in Colorado, is starting an associate of applied science program in video game design and development.Benedictine University, in Illinois, is introducing two new concentrations for M.B.A.

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