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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Most Recent Articles

April 1, 2008
Sudden increase in denials at Baylor follows apparent shift in standards that took place after candidates submitted their portfolios for review.
April 1, 2008
The San Francisco Art Institute has shut down an exhibit and called off a planned discussion about it because of threats of violence from animal rights groups. The exhibit, "Don't Trust Me," features video clips by the artist Adel Abdessemed in which animals are shown being bludgeoned to death. The art institute announced that criticism of the exhibit has escalated to threats of violence.
March 31, 2008
Increasing percentages of new Ph.D.'s in science, engineering and health are moving to postdoctoral fellowships, according to new data from the National Science Foundation. About 45 percent of recent recipients of doctorates in 2006 had completed or were participating in a postdoc, the study found, up from 41 percent in 1995 and 31 percent 25 years ago.
March 31, 2008
Most union pacts have little detail on the growing contingent of non-tenure-track professors, but that is starting to change.
March 31, 2008
Has the system become so flawed that it's not worth it any more? Why are some tenured, liberal professors challenging what others long for?
March 31, 2008
Board says proposal wasn't financially responsible. Alumni and donors blast board and plan to try to operate the college by themselves.
March 28, 2008
Colleges where professors have collective bargaining rely more on the tenure track and less on adjuncts, but spend less on academic support, study finds.
March 28, 2008
Study compares their views on the same courses, taught with regular semester schedule and longer sessions over shorter time period. Students prefer latter.
March 27, 2008
New study -- by a bipartisan research team -- finds that professoriate indeed leans left, but there is no evidence that this tilt has any impact on students' views.
March 27, 2008
New research finds disconnect between campus officials, less than dazzling knowledge of key campus crime law and evidence that programs to prevent sexual assaults may be misdirected.

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