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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March 3, 2008
Albany College of Pharmacy is adding a bachelor of science program in health and human sciences.City College of City University of New York and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez are creating joint Ph.D.
March 3, 2008
Arkansas Tech University announced Friday that it would allow a student production of "Assassins" -- called off in the wake of the killings at Northern Illinois University -- to have four performances on the campus, starting March 13.
February 29, 2008
Andrew Cuomo, New York State's attorney general, continues to expand his inquiries into colleges' business relationships. Newsday reported that Cuomo -- whose probes of student lenders have already led to significant reforms, fines and resignations -- is now looking at colleges' ties to insurance, textbook, food service and credit card companies.Leaders of the U.S.
February 29, 2008
5 states spend at least as much on corrections as on higher education, survey finds.
February 28, 2008
Annual analysis of state and local support finds healthy increase for fiscal 2007, but long-term rise in reliance on tuition.
February 28, 2008
New study of graduates of top doctoral programs in chemistry shows potential long-term impact of differing ways students interact with professors.
February 28, 2008
Editor of journal with traditional publishing model joins forces with Indiana U. library to start free online alternative, replicating quality control and seeing surge in readers.
February 28, 2008
Elizabeth City State University, in North Carolina, is offering counseling to students and faculty members after a mock safety drill in which someone pretended to be a killer and entered a classroom with a fake gun, The News & Observer reported. An e-mail and text message had alerted the campus to the drill, but there were not full details and many at Elizabeth City State apparently didn't read the message.
February 27, 2008
A faculty member at the University of California at Santa Cruz whose research involves animals was attacked in a home invasion Sunday, and authorities believe that students were among the six people who tried to break into his home, The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported. One family member of the professor, who hasn't been named, was attacked.
February 27, 2008
Some Marshall U. professors object to gift that requires course with Atlas Shrugged, saying link violates academic freedom. Professor who will teach class says critics just don't like Ayn Rand.

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