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 6, 2007
Professors and students at Manhattanville are demanding to know why a popular administrator worked there one day and was gone the next.
September 6, 2007
A Southern Illinois University at Carbondale department has declined to review the system president’s dissertation for evidence of plagiarism, having “concluded that a committee with broader academic representation would be more appropriate for this review,” a spokesman said Wednesday. Facing allegations that he copied or improperly cited multiple sections of his dissertation, President Glenn Poshard had asked the SIU educational administration and higher education department -- which granted him a doctoral degree 24 years ago -- to evaluate the document.
September 5, 2007
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told Texas A&M University that it must substantially improve the safety of biodefense research laboratories or it will not be allowed to resume such research, The Dallas Morning News reported.
September 5, 2007
Scholarly group issues two critiques of developments it sees threatening academic freedom; tensions on the rise over DePaul and Barnard tenure cases.
September 4, 2007
Scholars of government consider whether they are too parochial, how genetics is changing their discipline, and use of other fields to enliven teaching.
September 4, 2007
Steve Lawry is out of his job and barred from campus, leaving many alumni and professors again doubting sincerity of university's board and chancellor.
September 4, 2007
Texas Supreme Court throws out state regulation of some religious institutions -- and some fear diploma mills will gain a new way to evade scrutiny.
September 4, 2007
Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, was permitted to leave Iran late Sunday. She arrived in Austria Monday and will soon return to the United States. Esfandiari was arrested while visiting her mother in Iran. Esfandiari's case -- and those of several other detained scholars -- have outraged academics, many of whom organized campaigns to push for her release.
August 31, 2007
Political scientists consider how they can shake up their teaching techniques, and report success with some unconventional approaches.
August 31, 2007
Adelphi University, in New York, is starting two online degrees in emergency services administration.Del Mar College, in Texas, is starting an associate degree in electroplating applied technology.Johns Hopkins University is starting a doctor of nursing practice degree.

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