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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May 8, 2008
The pressure continues to build on West Virginia University President Mike Garrison to resign in the wake of a scandal over the granting of an unearned degree to the governor’s daughter and a no-confidence vote from the Faculty Senate.
May 7, 2008
All the turmoil in the student loan industry has plenty of lenders and others worried, but you don't need to lose sleep over Sallie Mae. An analysis released Tuesday by Lehman Brothers predicts gains for the student loan giant. With other players leaving the field and the government now worried about keeping entities in lending, Sallie Mae should see its market share and profitability both grow, Lehman Brothers says.
May 7, 2008
The Cooper Union has started a new, full scholarship master's program in architecture.
May 6, 2008
Opponents of affirmative action thought they could ban it in 5 states this Election Day. Now they can only hope for 3. A look at what might be ahead.
May 6, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Creighton University
May 5, 2008
Decision by Washington U. in St. Louis at this year's graduation angers many advocates for women.
May 5, 2008
After column by U. of Toledo's chief HR official saying gay people select their orientation, she is placed on leave.
May 5, 2008
Sunday was the deadline for opponents of affirmative action in Missouri to submit petitions to qualify for a state referendum this fall to vote to ban affirmative action at public colleges and other state agencies -- and the deadline passed without petitions being submitted. The Associated Press reported that organizers said that they had obtained the minimum number of required signatures, but that they lacked the extra signatures typically needed when many submitted signatures are found invalid.
May 2, 2008
Federal judge, in first decision of its kind, finds that materials in "Safe Space" at Georgia Tech unconstitutionally evaluated different faiths.
May 2, 2008
Turnitin.com wants to pay for instructors to apply to present at scholarly meetings -- and talk about how successful its services are.

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