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 12, 2007
The day after Harvard changed the rules of undergraduate aid, university briefs its faculty on plans to improve stipends in humanities and social sciences.
December 12, 2007
Three private colleges in California announce significant shifts in policies. One of them, California Lutheran, will match public tuitions for those admitted to 2 state universities.
December 12, 2007
Antioch University's board announced Tuesday that it has authorized discussions about turning over Antioch College to its own board of trustees, to be run as a free-standing institution. The negotiations replace an earlier set of talks, agreed to by university leaders and college alumni leaders, that were designed to keep the college running with greater autonomy but as part of the university.
December 11, 2007
Authorities are investigating the death of an Alfred University student in an off-campus fight with another student, the Associated Press reported.
December 11, 2007
Harvard University on Monday unveiled a new approach to financial aid and a new definition of "middle income." The result will be substantially more generous aid packages for Harvard students with families that have incomes up to $180,000, who will be assured that family contributions to students' costs will not exceed 10 percent of family income in a given year. Harvard is also eliminating all loans from aid packages and eliminating home equity in calculations of family wealth.
December 10, 2007
As opponents of scientific consensus make free expression claims, a professor who wrote book to reconcile faith with evolution is banned from teaching general biology or having his book taught.
December 10, 2007
Officials at Pennsylvania State University have apologized to Virginia Tech, and many students at both institutions are outraged by photographs showing that some Penn State students dressed up as Virginia Tech shooting victims for Halloween this year. The Centre Daily News reported. The photographs, which recently surfaced on Facebook, show the students with fake bloodied bullet holes and wearing Virginia Tech clothing.
December 7, 2007
A jury on Thursday ordered California State University at Fresno to pay $19.1 million to Stacy Johnson-Klein for illegally firing her as women's basketball coach, The Fresno Bee reported. Johnson-Klein's suit claimed that she was fired out of sexism and because of her advocacy for female athletes at Fresno State -- charges that the university denied.
December 7, 2007
New data suggest that more people who start doctoral programs are sticking with them, at least in the sciences.
December 7, 2007
One study finds Western universities rushing in without a plan. Another study questions institutes being created by Chinese government at universities worldwide.

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