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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October 7, 2009
Anti-evolution group plans to distribute 100,000 copies of Origin of Species next month -- with an introduction designed to undercut the book and promote a literal view of the Bible.
October 6, 2009
Want to know what faculty members really think about administrators these days? You may want to check out Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University (University of Chicago Press).
October 5, 2009
Throughout the last year, leaders of many four-year colleges have adopted the mantra that their institutions can "no longer be all things to all people." This has led to efforts to identify areas of strength, to carve out niches, and to drop programs best offered elsewhere.
October 5, 2009
In 1970, 29 percent of the world's college students were enrolled in the United States, which had 6 percent of the world's population. But 2006, the United States enrolled only 12 percent of the world's students. The United States actually grew in enrollments, but other parts of the world -- especially China -- experienced surges far beyond the totals in the U.S.
October 5, 2009
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, in Minnesota, is starting an associate degree in sales management.Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is starting a master of science program in information systems engineering and management.University of Texas at San Antonio is starting a master of arts degree in school psychology.
October 2, 2009
Scholar links the continuing economic divides in enrollments to the "adaptation" skills of the upper classes and the availability of spaces.
October 1, 2009
Broad coalition of arts organizations starts in-depth study of how to improve the relationships between colleges and their museums.
October 1, 2009
Caterpillars and butterflies continue to vex the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, a prestigious journal that has found itself criticized for a publishing a paper that many say makes a mockery of evolutionary biology.
October 1, 2009
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
September 30, 2009
Students and faculty members both think colleges have a key role to play, but don't necessarily think that role is being fulfilled.


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