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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January 9, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Middlebury CollegeJason Arndt, psychologyLouisa Burnham, historyJessica Holmes, economicsChristian Keathley, film and media cultureUniversity of Texas at AustinAydogan Alti, financeJennifer Ebbeler, classicsJennifer Huang, financeClemens Sialm, finance
January 8, 2009
Student affairs administrators are increasingly debating how to use Facebook and other social networking tools -- and whether and how to monitor student use. A new book -- Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture (Routledge) -- aims to offer some guidance. The authors are Ana M.
January 8, 2009
The Bush administration's Education Department has taken a lot of heat for its perceived failings in regulating the student loan industry, which critics say have resulted in conflicts of interest and excessive profiteering by lenders. Are department leaders trying to go out on a different note, or has its inspector general been fully unleashed?
January 7, 2009
Leaders of a union of teaching and research assistants, and other employees, in Ontario's universities are proposing that Israeli academics be barred from speaking, teaching or conducting research at the province's universities unless they condemn Israel's actions in Gaza, The Globe and Mail reported. The proposed boycott would not necessarily apply to Israeli-born Canadian academics or to Israeli Arabs.
January 7, 2009
College Board says new SAT policy is designed to minimize student stress. But information it gives colleges might make students more stressed (and feeling less in control) than ever.
January 7, 2009
“Indicators” are released to provide data on students, faculty and American life.
January 6, 2009
Colorado Mountain College, is starting certificate and associate degree programs to train medical assistants.Drew University, in New Jersey, is starting an undergraduate major in business studies.South Carolina State University is starting an undergraduate minor in international business.The
January 6, 2009
The best of colleges' "family friendly" policies may be profoundly unfriendly if you tell new parents about them, but not other key people -- such as those who evaluate those new parents for tenure.
January 6, 2009
History departments are changing curriculum for doctoral students, seeking to move beyond teaching professors' favorite books and toward the art of teaching.
January 5, 2009
Advocates for "transnational" studies see their field growing and starting to put down institutional roots -- in a challenge to traditional modes of global study.

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