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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May 12, 2008
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service has disputed a statement from North Carolina's attorney general suggesting that community colleges in the state would be violating federal law by admitting students who lack legal documentation to be in the United States.
May 9, 2008
The Maricopa Community College District is starting the process of firing Michael Todd, a psychology professor at Paradise Valley Community College, in whose home was found a female student in a coma, who subsequently died from an apparent drug overdose, The East Valley Tribune reported. The professor -- who has not responded to press inquiries about what happened -- is being accused of having an inappropriate "amorous" relationship with the student.
May 9, 2008
Doctoral programs see increase in applications and enrollments, but also face significant retention issues.
May 8, 2008
Impact of decision by state's highest court is unclear on latest approach by universities to providing health insurance to gay couples and others.
May 8, 2008
The pressure continues to build on West Virginia University President Mike Garrison to resign in the wake of a scandal over the granting of an unearned degree to the governor’s daughter and a no-confidence vote from the Faculty Senate.
May 7, 2008
All the turmoil in the student loan industry has plenty of lenders and others worried, but you don't need to lose sleep over Sallie Mae. An analysis released Tuesday by Lehman Brothers predicts gains for the student loan giant. With other players leaving the field and the government now worried about keeping entities in lending, Sallie Mae should see its market share and profitability both grow, Lehman Brothers says.
May 7, 2008
The Cooper Union has started a new, full scholarship master's program in architecture.
May 6, 2008
Opponents of affirmative action thought they could ban it in 5 states this Election Day. Now they can only hope for 3. A look at what might be ahead.
May 6, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Creighton University
May 5, 2008
Decision by Washington U. in St. Louis at this year's graduation angers many advocates for women.

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