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

December 16, 2009
Arizona State University is starting a master of science degree in commerce.
December 15, 2009
Whether it's Putin or Pushkin, student interest is sending language enrollments to levels unheard of since the Cold War.
December 14, 2009
Protesters attack home of Berkeley chancellor, escalating tensions and setting off debate on tactics.
December 14, 2009
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
December 11, 2009
At accreditor's meeting, common refrain is that while everyone is assessing, far too many aren't doing much with results. Temple officials offer incremental strategy.
December 11, 2009
Fort Hays State is using federal economic recovery funds to pay $5 per credit for every grade of C or higher.
December 10, 2009
Finger Lakes Community College is starting an associate of applied science program in viticulture.Georgia Institute of Technology is starting an online master's degree in information security.Touro College is starting a master of public health program.
December 9, 2009
Why did Oklahoma State back out of an anthrax study involving primates? Did the university fear violence? Was it afraid of offending a donor?
December 9, 2009
Roman Catholic universities continue to discuss (and to receive flack for, in the case of the controversy over President Obama's commencement talk at the University of Notre Dame this year) the way they balance their various missions. A new book, Where is Knowing Going?: The Horizons of the Knowing Subject (Georgetown University Press) examines these issues based on discussions with those who teach at and lead Catholic universities. The Rev. John C.
December 8, 2009
Federal appeals court blocks Southern Illinois U. from denying recognition to Christian legal group -- despite its discriminatory practices.


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