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 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.
August 14, 2008
Carroll University, in Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin at Platteville have announced a dual degree program in which, over five years, students will earn a bachelor of science in applied physics from Carroll and a bachelor of science in engineering from Platteville.Finger Lakes Community College is starting an associate of applied science program in game programming and design.
August 14, 2008
The University of Iowa plans to require all faculty and staff members to undergo sexual harassment training, The Des Moines Register reported.
August 13, 2008
A federal judge has rejected a bias lawsuit filed by a Christian school and its students charging that the University of California violated their rights by not certifying some of their courses as meeting entry requirements at the university system, the Los Angeles Times reported.


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