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 4, 2008
What do administrators think about professors? That they should be move involved in campus governance, but lack the knowledge and perspective to do so, survey finds.
August 4, 2008
The residences of two scientists at the University of California at Santa Cruz were hit with firebombs early Saturday in an apparent continuation of a campaign by animal rights groups to intimidate researchers into stopping the use of animals in research. In one case, a car in a faculty member's driveway was bombed. In the other, the porch of a home was firebombed. The incidents are being investigated by federal, local and university authorities.
August 1, 2008
After a protracted legal battle, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has backed down on plans to build a security fence that would have cut off part of the joint campus of the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. The campus is entirely in U.S. territory (although it is very close to the border with Mexico), but the security fences the government is building sometimes do not follow the border precisely.
August 1, 2008
In humanities fields where interviews typically take place in December and January, some departments are moving up the deadlines, winnowing and hiring.
July 31, 2008
Analysis of 100,000 students in Florida finds they make some progress, but only in limited areas, raising questions about the expenses involved.
July 31, 2008
Eight community colleges in Arkansas are starting associate degree and certificate programs in entrepreneurship.
July 31, 2008
DeVry Inc., which runs a nationwide group of for-profit colleges and universities, on Wednesday announced the purchase of U.S. Education Corporation for $290 million. U.S.
July 30, 2008
Civil liberties groups and some lawmakers have been expressing concern over reports that U.S. customs officials have been inspecting the laptops -- including reviews of material stored on them -- of people entering the United States.
July 30, 2008
National Association of Scholars recruits volunteers to monitor what goes on at college campuses.
July 30, 2008
CUNY's faculty union promised big results, but part-time activists want proposed contract rejected and more open debate.

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