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

March 26, 2007
To demonstrate flaws of SAT writing test, MIT professor coached student on how to get a good score on a lousy essay -- and pulled it off.
March 23, 2007
Professors of writing and rhetoric consider evolution of their role -- and the questions raised by more independence.
March 22, 2007
Complaints about federal measures are valid, study finds, but dealing with issues raised by the complaints has little relative impact.
March 22, 2007
Analysis of visa trends suggests that renewed optimism about flow of international talent to U.S. may have been premature.
March 21, 2007
Colleges have long relied on their students to serve as campus tour guides -- not only showing people around, but recruiting the next cohort of students. A new program at the University of Virginia adopts the same model: New graduates are being sent into low-income high schools across the state to work for a year helping talented students apply for college. The recent graduates explain to students why they should consider college -- and show them how to apply to the best possible college and how to seek aid.
March 21, 2007
Class action charges Education Department is systematically adding interest to those in income-contingent program.


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