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 25, 2008
A gunman opened fire in a computer laboratory at South Mountain Community College, in Arizona, Thursday afternoon, wounding three people, The East Valley Tribune reported. Two of the victims have life-threatening injuries. Police arrested a man who had been arguing with one of the victims, and witnesses said that they believed that only one of the victims was the intended target.
July 24, 2008
In a major victory for religious colleges, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Colorado may not distinguish between sectarian and "pervasively sectarian" colleges to deny state funds to students in the latter category. Such distinctions, the court ruled, amount to illegal state preferences for some religious groups over others.
July 23, 2008
Indiana AAUP says adjunct at Ivy Tech lost his job for using supplementary materials when students complained that they couldn't understand the textbook.
July 23, 2008
The American Physical Society on Tuesday issued a statement affirming that it still believes the statement it issued last year on climate change. That statement, consistent with a broad consensus of scientists, states: "Emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are changing the atmosphere in ways that affect the Earth's climate.... The evidence is incontrovertible: Global warming is occurring.
July 22, 2008
The National Collegiate Athletic Association's academic standards for Division I athletes will not raise the bar for athletes and colleges if the association fails to punish significant numbers of teams that fall short of the required minimum thresholds, a coalition of university faculty senates said in a statement Monday.
July 22, 2008
Book's revelations about CIA's use of Penn professor's work intensify debate over how social scientists should help (and not help) interrogations.
July 21, 2008
U. of San Diego announced that Rosemary Ruether would be teaching about Catholicism there in 1-year position; then critics of her views mobilized.
July 21, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Ohio University -- Main Campus


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