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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November 10, 2008
Largest study yet of Collegiate Learning Assessment suggests it can measure learning, but also finds gaps based on demographics and what students study.
November 10, 2008
Beloit's cuts illustrate how -- in the current economic environment -- a seemingly small enrollment decline can have major consequences.
November 7, 2008
If he doesn't participate in a program required of all supervisors at Irvine by next week, Alexander McPherson will be suspended. He'd rather lose his salary.
November 7, 2008
"God Is Dead" (in its original German) is now deemed acceptable for professors to post on their office doors at a Texas college.
November 7, 2008
By the narrowest of margins, 50.6 percent to 49.4 percent, Colorado voters have rejected a proposal to bar public colleges and other state agencies from considering race and ethnicity in admissions and other decisions. Election results were too close to call until late Thursday.
November 6, 2008
Admissions officers should assert the importance of educational values -- as opposed to pure competition -- in their work, and commit more effort to attracting disadvantaged students to higher education, says a new report from the College Board. The report was prepared by a group of leaders in the profession, and it notes a series of "have" and "have-not" divisions in higher education.
November 6, 2008
New studies document what happens -- and doesn't happen -- educationally when colleges rely on part timers.
November 6, 2008
After years in which critics of consideration of race in admissions win big with the voters, why didn't that happen this year in Colorado?
November 5, 2008
Critics of affirmative action hoped for bans in five states this year, and end up with at least one. Colorado outcome unclear.
November 5, 2008
Research center starts new project to compare academic salaries in 15 countries. For senior professors, Saudi Arabia leads by far.

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