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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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.
August 13, 2008
Test continues to experience rapid growth, which may explain small drop in average score. Popularity continues to rise in states dominated by SAT.
August 13, 2008
American Public University System has started two new concentrations in its master's program in education: elementary education and social studies education.The College of Lake County, in Illinois, is starting an associate of arts program in dance.Dakota State University is starting a certificate program in research computing.
August 12, 2008
How can a public university open a campus in another state and issue diplomas without the permission of its own board or accreditor?
August 12, 2008
Use of the "social norms" approach to curbing alcohol abuse on campus can have a dramatic, positive impact on student behaviors, according to a six-year study at the University of Virginia. The "social norms" approach involves telling students how much most students actually drink, which is less than most think.
August 11, 2008
During the first six months of 2008, nearly 8.9 million students filled out federal financial aid applications, a 16.3 percent increase over the same period in 2007, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.
August 11, 2008
The e-mail messages wouldn't have won Donald Steiner any dinner invitations to the president's home.In one e-mail to a faculty discussion group at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Steiner -- a research professor -- responded to a recent message from President Shirley Jackson to the faculty by writing: "Sadly, I found more of the same subterfuge and insulting pabulum."
August 11, 2008
As activists gather from across North America, they point to breakthrough contracts -- but face tensions over unions' role and how to best make their case.

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