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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March 17, 2009
First or second generation African Americans found to be much more likely than other black students -- and more likely than white students -- to attend selective colleges.
March 16, 2009
Data and discussion at gathering of writing professors suggest that class sizes and teaching loads at community colleges -- long viewed as too high -- are growing again.
March 16, 2009
Appeals court -- reversing NLRB -- rules that religious ties exempt Carroll U. from having to permit its faculty to engage in collective bargaining. Finding sidesteps Yeshiva issues.
March 13, 2009
George Mason University is starting a master's degree program in computer forensics.Lehman College of the City University of New York is starting a bachelor of science program in exercise science.Spring Arbor University, in Michigan, is starting an associate of business in science degree.The
March 13, 2009
Texas Tech writing experts compare services designed to catch cheaters -- and find problems with the results. Attendees at composition meeting also discuss Turnitin's payments to some presenting papers about Turnitin.
March 12, 2009
New national study finds students receiving better and better report cards. Community colleges alone appear to be holding the line.
March 11, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Frostburg State University --Alemseged Abbay, history--Frank Ammer, biology--Peggy Biser, chemistry--Evan Offstein, management--Jodi Welsch, educational professionsTrinity University (Texas)
March 10, 2009
President Obama on Monday made good on his campaign promise to lift the restrictions imposed by President George W. Bush on federal support for stem cell research. At the same time, the president issued a strong statement on the importance of protecting science from political interference -- and pledged that his administration's policies would be based on sound scientific advice and would not impose ideological tests on researchers.
March 10, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Beloit College--James R. Rougvie, geology--Pablo Toral, political science
March 9, 2009
Survey finds median increase at four-year institutions of 3.7%, down from 4.0%, with publics losing ground. But new data don’t reflect recent cuts and furloughs. Disciplinary gaps remain significant.


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