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

August 20, 2008
Survey of top research universities finds 36% of full-time faculty have academic partners, but study doesn't find many formal hiring policies.
August 19, 2008
First there was West Virginia. Then Virginia Commonwealth. Now Carnegie Mellon -- where apparent fudging of rules leads to a dean's immediate resignation.
August 19, 2008
The Association of American Law Schools has announced what it hopes will be a solution to a threatened boycott of its annual meeting in January, in San Diego. One of the meeting hotels is the Manchester Grand Hyatt, whose owner has been a major donor to the campaign to bar gay marriage in California -- an action that led advocates for gay rights to boycott his hotel.
August 19, 2008
It can be depressing or humorous to realize that new students never experienced key moments in the history or culture that you experienced. Beloit College has a tradition of promoting better generational communication by releasing an annual "mindset list" to remind academics about what freshmen have experienced -- and what they have never experienced.
August 18, 2008
Sen. John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate, has released his higher education agenda, but there aren't many details.
August 18, 2008
National study suggests large population of students who consider taking their own lives -- and never seek counseling.
August 18, 2008
Growing discount rate and rising costs create financial crunch -- and worries -- at a private university.
August 18, 2008
Colorado group challenges Ward Connerly's latest referendum by trying to put its own anti-quota measure on the fall ballot -- in a way that would preserve current diversity programs.
August 15, 2008
Experts say Iowa president's move to require programs for all faculty and staff is an appropriate and strong response against harassment. Others see collective punishment.
August 14, 2008
Court's rejection of Christian schools' suit against U. of California points to tensions facing admissions officers that go beyond the case's curricular dispute.


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