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 6, 2009
California's unusual approach to its budget crisis includes giving temporary pledges, not grants, to those who would normally be eligible for assistance.
July 2, 2009
Closely watched, lengthy search for a military historian at Wisconsin ends with a hire, perhaps suggesting the field is healthier than critics charge.
July 1, 2009
University has been accused of looking the other way at professors with conflicts of interest with pharmaceuticals. But it told a professor who criticized the industry to stop using university ID on his blog.
July 1, 2009
Justices opt -- for now -- not to resolve dispute over right of public universities to bar anti-gay bias and right of Christian groups to be recognized as student organizations.
July 1, 2009
Path-breaking liberal arts college, shut down by university, will gain full independence with a plan to enroll students again in 2 years.
June 30, 2009
Will a landmark Supreme Court decision on race and hiring have an impact on higher education?
June 29, 2009
It is superior in student learning to face-to-face instruction, says new meta-analysis from Education Department. And "blended" education does better still.
June 29, 2009
Obama administration may propose "open" classes and create "National Skills College" to coordinate offerings at high schools and community colleges. Other help for 2-year institutions may include $10 billion facilities loan fund.
June 26, 2009
If decision is not reversed on appeal, the historically black college's students would lose eligibility for federal aid that most of them need to enroll.
June 25, 2009
UC Santa Barbara ends investigation into professor over his message to students comparing Israelis and Nazis. Debate over academic freedom continues.


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