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 18, 2007
U.S. Senate leaders on Wednesday stripped from a spending bill for health and education programs a provision that would have done an end run around President Bush's policy restricting federally supported research on embryonic stem cells, which had prompted a veto threat from the White House.
October 18, 2007
Starkville is a long way from San Jose, but ambitions of two universities are being combined. Many praise creativity of the approach, but some fear impact on California's master plan.
October 18, 2007
Author of From Higher Aims to Hired Hands discusses what is wrong with business schools today.
October 17, 2007
Faculty unions consider whether they win or lose when they agree to combine funds for the two big-ticket items of contracts into a single pot of money.
October 17, 2007
The University of Phoenix has won approval from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to begin its first Ph.D. programs: one in higher education administration and one in industrial/organizational psychology.The University of Missouri accidentally admitted 233 applicants to graduate programs last month, telling them that they were in before reviews of their records had been completed.
October 16, 2007
The University of California at Irvine has stopped an arrangement in which its continuing education division was accepting $500 for each student it referred who enrolled at Capella University, the Los Angeles Times reported.Fisk University is again facing a challenge to its plans to sell its modern art collection, the Associated Press reported.
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.

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