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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September 17, 2007
An assistant professor at Mills College is the latest foreign academic to be kept out of the United States for reasons no government official will discuss. Nalini Ghuman, a musicologist, studied and worked in the United States for a decade before being detained and turned back last year, after returning from a research trip, The New York Times reported. Ghuman is a British citizen and academic groups say that she is a respected scholar and artist.
September 13, 2007
Bridgepoint Education, a growing for-profit higher education company, announced Wednesday that it has purchased the Colorado School of Professional Psychology, which is located in Colorado Springs and offers master's and doctoral degrees in psychology. The institution, which has been nonprofit, will be renamed the University of the Rockies and additional degree programs will be added.
September 13, 2007
Concordia University Wisconsin has announced plans to open a pharmacy school in the 2009-10 academic year.Indiana University at Bloomington is starting a Ph.D.
September 12, 2007
University cites academic freedom issues -- and also says that nature of book will prompt reconsideration of relationship with British publisher of the work.
September 12, 2007
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum announced Tuesday that it is dropping a suit to challenge the sale by Fisk University of two paintings from its prized collection of modern art, The Tennessean reported. The museum had charged that the sale violated the terms of the art bequest from O'Keeffe, but the university argued that it needed the money both to care for the art and for other purposes.
September 11, 2007
A Tennessee judge on Monday rejected a proposed settlement of a dispute between Fisk University and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum over the university's desire to sell some of its noted collection of modern art, The Tennessean reported. Fisk and the museum had agreed on a deal in which the university would have sold the museum an O'Keeffe masterpiece and been able to sell other paintings to other parties.
September 11, 2007
AAUP releases principles to defend rights of faculty members against those calling for anti-indoctrination or balancing measures.
September 11, 2007
U. of Michigan Press halts -- but may resume -- distribution of book published in Britain arguing that creation of Israel was a mistake.
September 10, 2007
Educators from U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and China issue set of ideas to govern discussions on working together.
September 10, 2007
More trustees will be added in shift opposed by many alumni, who fear loss of influence.

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