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 8, 2008
The Iowa Board of Regents has decided to find out the value of Jackson Pollock's "Mural," a painting that was previously estimated to be worth more than $150 million, The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported. While university officials insist that the study is not a prelude to a sale, the decision to determine the value has raised eyebrows, given that Iowa is facing huge bills to repair damage it suffered in this summer's floods.
August 7, 2008
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has asked the state's pension fund to invest $50 million in a special bond sale to finance student loans that the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority has said it could not offer this year because of the shortage of funds for credit, The Boston Globe reported. The governor also plans to ask Harvard University and other colleges in the state to invest in the bonds.
August 7, 2008
Elon University, in North Carolina, is starting a master of arts program in interactive media.Johns Hopkins University is starting a graduate certificate in forensic nursing.Saint Mary's College, in Indiana, is starting an undergraduate major in communicative disorders.
August 7, 2008
New business announces plan to charge $395 for a process that could assure teaching quality to prospective employers.
August 6, 2008
Study that anticipated professors' satisfaction levels might sink to those of industry scientists gets surprising result: Academe is seen as a good place to work.
August 6, 2008
The week appears to be a good one for the Apollo Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix. A federal judge has thrown out a $277 million jury verdict that found that the company had violated securities law and investors' rights by not disclosing a harshly critical report by the U.S. Education Department.
August 5, 2008
Medical schools in New York City are furious over a deal the city's health agency signed in which a for-profit medical school in Grenada is buying slots for its third- and fourth-year students to watch and help doctors at city hospitals, The New York Times reported. Typically, medical schools have not been charged for such arrangements, or have paid relatively modest fees. But St.
August 5, 2008
New research examines relationship between specific practices by search committee and odds of female finalists or hires.
August 5, 2008
The New Jersey Institute of Technology is starting an online master of science program in management.Salem Community College, in New Jersey, is starting an associate of arts program and an associate in applied science program in biotechnology.Texas A&M University at College Station is starting a master of natural resource manageme
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.

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