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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February 23, 2009
For many job titles, raises were greater at private than at public institutions, but data was collected before economic crisis hit in full force.
February 21, 2009
Scholarly groups line up against open access legislation, but anthropologists ask whether researchers' views are being represented.
February 20, 2009
Leaders from a variety of institutions and organizations hope to establish advocacy group with sole focus on those off the tenure track.
February 20, 2009
Judges reverse decision that applied unusual Puerto Rico law to limit ability of a professor to challenge an unfair dismissal.
February 19, 2009
Changes stress importance of honesty about research projects and sharing findings, but policy is intentionally ambiguous in not explicitly barring classified work.
February 19, 2009
Joel Kovel denounces process to faculty colleagues, but some point to his disorganization or the economy as being more decisive than his politics in the case.
February 18, 2009
Entire scholarly books are starting to appear -- without permission -- on Web sites that flaunt their violation of traditional copyright laws.
February 18, 2009
New research, which may not shock professors, suggests that the reason students protest over their grades is that they associate good grades with simply performing tasks, not achieving particular levels of excellence.
February 18, 2009
Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Peking University have started a joint Ph.D.
February 17, 2009
The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology has written to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, to announce that it rejected a proposal to hold its 2011 annual meeting in New Orleans, citing a new Louisiana law that lets local school districts add materials to the curriculum to critique scientific theories. While the law is not explicit on the point, it is widely seen as a way to permit the districts to undercut the teaching of evolution.


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