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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December 19, 2007
Unusual lawsuit over tenure denial of gay professor at Michigan focuses on the writings and affiliations of some who voted No.
December 19, 2007
Duke University is starting a three-year doctor of nursing practice program.Olivet College, in Michigan, has started a minor in forensic science.The University of Alaska at Bethel is starting a bachelor's degree in Yup'ik language and culture.The
December 18, 2007
As MLA convention approaches and interviews loom, a mixed picture emerges for key humanities disciplines.
December 18, 2007
Congressional leaders reached agreement on a compromise spending bill for 2008 that is expected to pass muster with President Bush -- in part because it contains far less money for education and health programs important to colleges.
December 17, 2007
Democrats in Congress have introduced a compromise spending bill for 2008 that would set the maximum Pell Grant at $4,241, which is $194 less than they proposed six weeks ago and would actually represent a reduction from the $4,310 maximum grant that Congress appropriated for 2007.
December 17, 2007
Advisory council urges approval for institute to offer online master's degrees for teachers. Will state commission go along? Will recent court decision give it any choice?
December 17, 2007
The key may be changing faculty behavior, not just grad student behavior. An unusual policy at Harvard yields dramatic success.
December 14, 2007
Study finds that giving a financial incentive to disadvantaged students who pass Advanced Placement courses -- and to their teachers -- has a range of positive impacts.
December 14, 2007
The board of Cambridge College has placed Mahesh Sharma, the institution's president, on leave after finding that he tried to use college funds to pay for his nephew's tuition and that he appointed as a vice president a man whose company had a six-figure contract with Cambridge, The Boston Globe reported. Sharma did not respond to calls from the Globe seeking comment.
December 13, 2007
Pomona and Swarthmore Colleges on Wednesday became the latest institutions to eliminate loans as part of students' financial aid packages.The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has chosen 12 colleges and universities to participate in a previously announced collaborative effort to create a national genomics course directed toward freshmen.

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