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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July 14, 2008
Should e-mail in which a professor shares sexually explicit thoughts about students factor into his suitability to keep his job? Is case in Texas one of enforcing professionalism, or overreaction?
July 14, 2008
Some officials at Virginia Commonwealth University have been punished for their role in an inappropriately awarded degree, but the university is not saying who they are, how many there are, and what the punishments are, The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.
July 11, 2008
U.S. officials based in Jerusalem traveled to the border of Gaza Thursday to process visas for entry to the United States for three recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the Associated Press reported. The plight of students in Gaza, who have won fellowships to study in the United States, attracted considerable attention because of suggestions that these students might lose their Fulbright awards.
July 11, 2008
Those fresh from grad school don't feel well prepared for many duties, and end up learning on the job. Men rank themselves as better prepared than do women.
July 11, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:California State University at Monterey BayKent Adams, kinesiologyStephanie Johnson, visual and public artJohanna Poethig, visual and public artJoshua Harrower, teacher educationPamela Motoike, first-year seminarDelaware Valley CollegeKathryn Ponnock, biologyRuth Trubnik, mathematicsDavid Whelan, criminal justice administrationLafayette College
July 10, 2008
Have you heard the one about the psychology chair who won't hire Republicans? As it turns out...
July 10, 2008
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is starting a new post-bachelor's certificate in Latino mental health.
July 10, 2008
New details are about to appear in Esquire, apparently based on investigative files, about Steven Kazmierczak, who killed five students at Northern Illinois University on Valentine's Day before killing himself.
July 9, 2008
For all the talk about how the Internet might lead students and others to abandon libraries, there's new evidence that any decline has been minimal. In a typical week in the fall of 2006, "gate count" at academic libraries was 18,765,712 -- or an average of 5,188 per college or university library. The term refers to the number who physically enter and individuals who enter repeatedly are counted more than once.
July 9, 2008
Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.

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