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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January 16, 2008
Former U. of North Carolina president has also held major positions in Arizona and California university systems.
January 16, 2008
Scientists fearful that Texas was about to approve a program to offer online master's degrees in science education -- from a creationist perspective -- received some good news Tuesday.
January 16, 2008
The three major contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination all pledged in a debate in Nevada Tuesday night that they would enforce vigorously a law -- unpopular on many campuses -- that requires institutions receiving federal funds to permit military recruiters on campus. The question was raised by Tim Russert, the journalist, not by the candidates themselves. Hillary Clinton answered "Yes" and then devoted her answer to the need to provide better benefits to people in the military.
January 15, 2008
Ever since Harvard University announced a major expansion of its aid programs, Yale University has been promising that it would soon release its own initiative.
January 15, 2008
In lawsuit against La Salle University, judge finds that a one-time dean admitted to making remarks related to ousted chair's status as Iranian.
January 15, 2008
Blackburn announces 15% reduction, but by also ending bargaining with students and their families, the institution's bottom line won't change.
January 14, 2008
The head of a nonviolence research center that recently relocated to the University of Rochester has angered many Jewish people -- and the university's president -- with blog comments that said Jewish people "overplay" the Holocaust and that Jews and Israel are the "biggest players" in the worldwide "culture of violence."Arun Gandhi -- who made the comments -- is the founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute, named for his grandfather, Mohandas K. Gandhi, and devoted to his teachings on nonviolence. Arun Gandhi is a popular speaker on many campuses.
January 14, 2008
Facing faculty revolt, president of Bergen Community College promises revisions in proposed rules on how students and professors interact.
January 14, 2008
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday ruled that scientists and other employees at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory should receive an injunction to block enforcement of new security investigations of workers in "low risk" -- non-classified -- work. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is run by the California Institute of Technology, which hires employees.
January 11, 2008
Among all adults in the United States 25 and older, men remain more likely to have earned a bachelor's degree (30 percent vs. 28 percent), but recent trends in which more women than men enroll in college suggest a reversal is on the way. Data released by the U.S.

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