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 11, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
October 10, 2011
Governor signs bill to give aid to undocumented students, and rejects bill that would have tried to undo state ban on consideration of race in admissions decisions.
October 10, 2011
Indiana University of Pennsylvania is starting a Ph.D. in safety sciences.Loyola University Maryland is starting a master's degree in theological studies.North Carolina Central University is starting a Ph.D.
October 7, 2011
Higher ed research group calls off panel that would have focused on controversial issue of its journal that featured articles questioning student engagement surveys.
October 7, 2011
Drexel University is starting a master of science program in drug discovery and development.Edmonds Community College has started an associate of arts program in music.Southern Methodist University is starting an undergraduate major in human rights.
October 6, 2011
Lawyers announce plans to sue 15 institutions, charging that they inflate statistics about job placement rates.
October 5, 2011
Citing demographic and pedagogic trends, growing number of colleges rename departments "world" or "modern" languages.
October 3, 2011
Leaders of history association, arguing that academic job market isn't getting better, call for new ideas on career paths, and adjustments in doctoral education.
October 3, 2011
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:Texas Woman’s University--Rhonda Buckley, family sciences--Kenneth Foster, psychology and philosophy--Nerissa Gillum, family sciences--Christian Hart, psychology and philosophy--Joni Jensen, music--Rae Langford, nursing--Kathy Luedtke-Hoffman, physical therapy--Beth Norris, physical therapy--Katherine Rose, family sciences--Marilyn Massey Stokes, health studiesVillanova University
September 30, 2011
Bryant University is starting a master of arts program in teaching.School of Visual Arts is starting a master of arts degree in critical theory and the arts.Worcester Polytechnic Institute is starting bachelor's and master's degrees in bioinformatics and computational biology.


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