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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October 8, 2008
Rutgers, following lead of U. of California, will have applicants submit their own grades and the university will check them only after decision to enroll. Is this the wave of the future?
October 8, 2008
During the 2006-7 academic year, colleges and universities in the United States reported a 12-month unduplicated headcount enrollment totaling 25 million individual students. Of these, 21.6 million were undergraduates, 3.1 million were graduate students, and 367,000 were first-professional students.
October 7, 2008
Community colleges and the government need to do more to make sure that community college students apply for federal student aid, according to a new report by the federal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. The report notes that many community college students are eligible for aid but never apply.
October 7, 2008
University affirms that they can wear buttons and attend rallies, and ends talks that some feared would create the next Hoover Institution.
October 7, 2008
Anthropology association -- criticized by scholars for use of subscription model -- says it has embraced idea of making digital material free. But you have to wait 35 years.
October 6, 2008
As Georgetown students recover, possible outbreak hits U. of Southern California, and other incidents are likely.
October 6, 2008
With economic uncertainty leaving many parents worried, Augustana College moves up by several months its decision on what to charge next year.
October 6, 2008
Senator releases documents suggesting that Emory professor failed to report more than $1.2 million in payments from drug companies -- violating U.S. and university rules.
October 6, 2008
A 20-year-old student at Brevard Community College was arrested Friday and charged with detonating a bomb in an elevator on the campus on Thursday, Florida Today reported. No one was injured but the campus was closed after the bomb went off. The college has suspended the student and barred him from college property. Authorities declined to reveal a possible motive.
October 3, 2008
Faculty members held a rally at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to back the Obama presidential campaign Thursday to show that they will not follow guidelines issued by the university that bar them from rallies or wearing political buttons on campus, the Chicago Tribune reported. The university says it isn't enforcing the guidelines, which it says are required by state law.

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