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 10, 2008
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is starting a new post-bachelor's certificate in Latino mental health.
July 10, 2008
New details are about to appear in Esquire, apparently based on investigative files, about Steven Kazmierczak, who killed five students at Northern Illinois University on Valentine's Day before killing himself.
July 9, 2008
For all the talk about how the Internet might lead students and others to abandon libraries, there's new evidence that any decline has been minimal. In a typical week in the fall of 2006, "gate count" at academic libraries was 18,765,712 -- or an average of 5,188 per college or university library. The term refers to the number who physically enter and individuals who enter repeatedly are counted more than once.
July 9, 2008
Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.
July 8, 2008
At Moore College of Art, professor goes from receiving glowing evaluations to being fired -- after he becomes union president.
July 8, 2008
An Associated Press analysis of federal records has found 157 cases from 1999 through 2005 in which traditional college-age people, aged 18-23, drank themselves to death.
July 7, 2008
Ronald Ayers, a tenured economics professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio who is fighting a move to fire him, regularly returned to his office after teaching to view pornography online and e-mail a professor in California about his fantasies about students, The San Antonio Express-News reported. Ayers has been accused of viewing porn in his office, but the newspaper obtained his e-mail files -- and revealed his writings about students.
July 7, 2008
Is watching someone help others take their own lives the same as helping them yourself -- or is it a legitimate role for a researcher? If such observing is banned, what other research is at risk?
July 7, 2008
For third time in two years, a college's leader faces DUI charges. Other 2 didn't last in office.
July 3, 2008
10 years after they have earned their Ph.D., females in the field are achieving success, but survey finds key gaps in family and professional life.

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