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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October 31, 2007
With Halloween here, there could be no more fitting time for the University Press of Mississippi to release Haunted Halls: Ghostlore of American College Campuses. In the book, Elizabeth Tucker explores the history and meaning of campus ghost legends.
October 31, 2007
Asaf Romirowsky, was supposed to appear on a panel on the Middle East last week at the University of Delaware, but he was uninvited at the last minute when a Delaware professor said he wasn't comfortable appearing with Romirowsky, a veteran of Israel's army who is now a fellow at the Middle East Forum, a think tank sympathetic to Israel. Muqtedar Khan, who teaches political science at Delaware, sent an e-mail message to one of the student organizers of the event, saying he was "not sure how I feel about being on the same panel with an Israeli soldier who was stationed in West Bank.
October 30, 2007
The Animal Liberation Front on Monday claimed responsibility for flooding the home of a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles who conducts research with animals. The statement said that the professor, Edythe London, should consider herself fortunate that the group didn't burn her house down.
October 30, 2007
Camden County College, in New Jersey, is starting a new science certificate -- a 26- to 28-credit program for students who may have completed associate degree programs without enough math and science to transfer to four-year programs in those fields.The College of Saint Rose, in New York, is starting a major in bioinformatics.
October 30, 2007
Colleges experiment with effort to better measure the economic needs of foreign undergraduates.
October 29, 2007
Antioch board delays decision; leaders from other colleges consider how nontraditional programs can thrive.
October 29, 2007
With legislation blocked in Congress and vetoed in California, educators worried about undocumented students consider the consequences.
October 29, 2007
AFT statement aims to reflect – and to promote strategies for fighting – challenges of faculty life today, especially off the tenure track.
October 29, 2007
At Michigan State, British politician with history of Holocaust denial and racially inflammatory views sets off controversy.
October 29, 2007
Seven students -- six from the University of South Carolina and one from Clemson University -- were killed in a fire at a beach house early Sunday in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., The State reported.

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