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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June 2, 2008
States' tuition and aid policies often hinder enrollment of those who most need higher education, analysis finds. Study focuses on non-traditional learners, key group especially for community colleges.
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?
May 30, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Alderson-Broaddus CollegeLewis Hall, musicQuincy UniversityJoseph Coelho, biologyVicky Eidson, accountingUniversity of Michigan at Flint
May 30, 2008
The U.S. State Department has told Palestinians in Gaza who won Fulbright fellowships that they will no longer receive the grants because they can't leave their homes to travel to the United States, The New York Times reported. Israel has blockaded Gaza, which is run by Hamas, saying that it cannot safely permit people to enter or leave.
May 29, 2008
The increasing cost of gas has led some community colleges to shift schedules so that classes meet only on four days. Now, some universities are switching to a four-day work week this summer to allow employees to save gas costs they would face with a commute five days a week.
May 29, 2008
Britain's faculty union -- widely criticized for two previous votes calling for the ostracizing of Israeli academe -- passes measure urging professors to think about the appropriateness of ties to Israel.
May 29, 2008
Five community and technical colleges in South Carolina have started a new degree program in mechatronics, which combines control systems, computer systems, and mechanical systems.
May 28, 2008
Black Greek organizations play a key role in the college experience of many students, but their history and role are not well understood by many white educators. A new book, Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun (University Press of Kentucky), is a collection of essays that mix history, pride and frank criticism. Gregory S. Parks, a lawyer and the editor, responded to questions about the book's themes.
May 28, 2008
Pentagon officials are talking with the National Science Foundation about the NSF playing a major role in the peer review for a new program to promote social science research on topics that relate to key issues in U.S. foreign policy.
May 28, 2008
Valencia program is based on this premise: If community colleges want to help remedial students, and part timers do most of the teaching, programs to improve teaching must reach those instructors.

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