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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Most Recent Articles

February 25, 2010
As field has moved away from single-scholar publication as the norm, new questions are raised -- including, whose name goes first?
February 24, 2010
Survey of world response to recession finds public funding for higher ed is generally either growing or being protected as much as possible – except in the U.S.
February 23, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
February 22, 2010
A year after one university insisted on removing part of photography show, U. of Louisville defends the project, which includes images of naked girls and women.
February 22, 2010
Median increase for top higher ed administrators in 2009-10 is 0%.
February 22, 2010
Wheaton of Illinois names a new leader -- at a time the college enjoys greater prominence and faces some criticism.
February 19, 2010
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
February 18, 2010
Grinnell's new president reflects growing trend of liberal arts colleges hiring leaders from different kinds of institutions -- a development that may also increase the diversity of the selections.
February 18, 2010
The "Bologna Process," under which European nations have agreed on common higher education standards -- with the goal of making degrees and students recognized and respected across borders -- continues to attract increased attention in the United States. In his new book, Paul L. Gaston, Trustees Professor at Kent State University, considers the evolution of Europe's plans and their impact on American higher education.
February 17, 2010
Incident at Irvine prompts debate over whether repeatedly interrupting a campus speaker is an exercise of free expression or the suppression of free expression.


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