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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June 30, 2008
Beacon University, a Christian institution in Columbus, Ga., announced Friday that a "financial crisis" would force the institution to shut down after the coming academic year, The Ledger-Enquirer reported.
June 30, 2008
Association rejects call to move 2012 meeting away from Louisiana due to its ban on gay marriage and civil unions.
June 30, 2008
Error was university's, not ex-police chief's, so he gets to keep it. Some campus officials charged with not cooperating in probe.
June 27, 2008
Those charged with quality assurance see need to work together, given changes in the industry.
June 27, 2008
Aetna will be reimbursing thousands of college students nationwide because the company did not pay what it should have on some medical insurance claims, The Hartford Courant reported. The announcement follows a request for the reimbursements from Connecticut's attorney general, Richard Blumenthal, who investigated claims about underpayments by the company. The underpayments were for out-of-network care.
June 26, 2008
At national gathering, administrators worry about competition and consider strategies: Internet-phone links, ways to position against nonprofits, and hiring recruiters from the military and weight loss programs.
June 25, 2008
While some German programs fight for survival, professors at Duke and Chapel Hill celebrate merged graduate program that could be model for Ph.D. education in the humanities.
June 25, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Colby CollegeJeffrey L. Katz, chemistryLynne Conner, theater and danceMissouri Western State UniversityDaniel Cox, government, social work and sociologyPatricia Donaher, English, foreign languages and journalismVanderbilt University
June 25, 2008
The Apollo Group is the king of for-profit higher education, parent of the University of Phoenix. By comparison, Grand Canyon University, another for-profit college in Phoenix, is David to Apollo's Goliath. But that's obviously not quite how Brian Mueller sees it. Mueller, the president of the Apollo Group and the driving force behind the University of Phoenix's highly successful online division, is betting that Grand Canyon's future is brighter -- or perhaps more profitable -- than Apollo's.
June 24, 2008
Teachers College of Columbia University has terminated the employment of Madonna G. Constantine, a tenured professor who was found by a university inquiry to have used the work of others in her papers numerous times. College officials referred calls to an outside public relations company, which in turn would only confirm that Constantine has been terminated, but that she may appeal the decision.

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