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 3, 2008
10 years after they have earned their Ph.D., females in the field are achieving success, but survey finds key gaps in family and professional life.
July 3, 2008
Many colleges say they’d like to reduce merit aid or early decision, but would pay too high a price. Shifts by Hamilton and Tufts suggest that the sky won’t fall.
July 3, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate, used a speech Wednesday at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to call for students to expand their service to their communities and to call for an expansion of federal programs that help them do so. Obama said he would like to link his proposal for a new $4,000 tax credit for college costs to 100 hours of community service a year by college students.
July 2, 2008
Growth in state tax revenues has dropped to its lowest level in five years, according to a new study out from the Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State University of New York. When adjusted for inflation, state revenues are down, which could suggest tighter state budgets and a tough year for public colleges and universities that rely on state appropriations.The U.S.
July 2, 2008
Sociologist documents the extent to which colleges' brochures give impression that they have more black students than they do.
July 1, 2008
Turkish officials accused of ousting Binghamton professor as chair of Georgetown-based institute by threatening loss of funds. His crime: using the word "genocide."
July 1, 2008
The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis has started a new program in psychoanalysis and culture.
July 1, 2008
State oversight of for-profit higher education in California is expected to effectively end today, following the rejection in the State Assembly Monday of legislation to replace a law that expired at midnight, the Los Angeles Times reported. For-profit colleges and consumer groups and politicians have been fighting over the issue for three years.
June 30, 2008
Beacon University, a Christian institution in Columbus, Ga., announced Friday that a "financial crisis" would force the institution to shut down after the coming academic year, The Ledger-Enquirer reported.
June 30, 2008
Error was university's, not ex-police chief's, so he gets to keep it. Some campus officials charged with not cooperating in probe.

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