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 21, 2007
With Democrats and Republicans in Congress holding hearings and press conferences about the crisis of college costs, a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office was expected to provide critics of higher education with new ammunition.
December 21, 2007
The case of Tariq Ramadan has become central to efforts by academic and civil liberties groups to challenge the denial of U.S. visas to foreign scholars. And on Thursday, a federal judge handed those groups a defeat by upholding the right of the government to deny a visa to Ramadan, a prominent Muslim scholar who has been unable to enter the United States to accept a position at the University of Notre Dame.
December 21, 2007
Webster and Lee each start publishing operations, furthering a trend toward collaboration.
December 20, 2007
Southern Utah U. requires transgendered student to have medical verification to live in men's facility. Is that a matter of courtesy to others or old-fashioned insensitivity?
December 20, 2007
New York City's City Council on Wednesday approved zoning changes that clear the way for Columbia University to build a new, 17-acre, $7 billion campus a few blocks north of the current campus, The New York Times reported. Columbia officials have said that the new campus is vital to the university, which needs large spaces for the new kinds of academic facilities, especially in the sciences, that are necessary today for cutting-edge research.
December 19, 2007
Between 2005 and 2016, college enrollments are projected to increase by about 17 percent, according to "Projections of Education Statistics to 2016," an updated version of an annual report, released Tuesday by the Education Department. As has been the case in recent years, the updated data project a national student body that is more female and less white than the current student body. According to the report, female enrollment will increase by 22 percent, compared to 10 percent for men.
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.

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