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 16, 2007
Academics shun those who say Holocaust didn't take place. What about scholars who play down what happened in 1915 to Armenians? Why do Turkey and the Bush administration prop up such scholars?
October 16, 2007
American University in Cairo is starting a new master of science degree in biotechnology.Arizona State University is starting a new doctoral degree and a new online master's degree in construction management.Dowling College, in New York, has started an M.B.A.
October 15, 2007
Governor also vetoes bill sought to pressure publishers to lower textbook prices, but signs competing bill that publishers backed.
October 15, 2007
Scholars consider how to get more engaged in the political process -- and how to fend off attacks on what they do.
October 15, 2007
The lawsuit by three former professors against Oral Roberts University has been expanded -- and new charges may be particularly explosive for the evangelical university.
October 12, 2007
Departments at Earlham, Guilford and Smith Colleges blast professional association for not going far enough to prevent use of field's knowledge to help interrogate those without due process rights.
October 12, 2007
Leaders of evolving field consider how they fit into higher education, business culture, area studies, local economies and the No Child Left Behind era -- and are urged to move beyond "siege mentality."
October 11, 2007
Political science study points out that some of what's missing in graduate education would make the new Ph.D.'s more desirable as job candidates -- especially outside research institutions.
October 11, 2007
Facing opposition from the ADL, a prominent poet's refusal to appear on campus, and student and faculty anger, university changes its mind. Did it change enough?
October 11, 2007
Seven students at George Washington University -- members of what they call Students for Conservativo-Fascism Awareness -- have admitted that they are the ones who put anti-Muslim posters around campus this week. In a letter to the student newspaper, the GW Hatchet, the students said that they were trying to oppose "the true racist propaganda" of "Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week," which David Horowitz, the conservative activist, and his supporters are holding on many college campuses later this month.

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