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 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.
October 10, 2007
Sen. Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed new "American Retirement Accounts," for which people would receive a matching refundable tax credit for the first $1,000 in savings for those with incomes up to $60,000. Taxes would be deferred on the funds, like 401(k) funds, and one of the limited penalty-free withdrawal categories would be for higher education expenses.
October 10, 2007
Report offers new analysis of strengths of countries in attracting the best foreign talent for higher education.
October 9, 2007
"Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week" is still three weeks away, but the event and a similar campaign from Young America's Foundation are already setting off campus controversies and debates about tolerance and free speech.
October 9, 2007
Tufts University plans to start helping all graduates who work as teachers or for nonprofit groups and who have low incomes and student loans repay their debts, The Boston Globe reported.

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