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 7, 2010
Calhoun Community College is starting an associate of applied science degree in nursing, designed to train paramedics to become registered nurses.Texas Tech University is starting a joint J.D./M.D.
September 3, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The field of political science is sometimes criticized as being too theoretical and not focused enough on real world problems. While there is still plenty of talk of theory and simulation at this year's annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, the overall theme is very much about the real world: "The Politics of Hard Times." There are sessions on hard times and the developing world, hard times in North America, courts and hard times, migration and hard times, national interest and hard times, and more.
September 2, 2010
Susquehanna U. Press is placed "on hiatus." Move follows decisions at Rice, Scranton and SMU.
September 2, 2010
Federal appeals court finds that U. of Wisconsin at Madison improperly rejected funds for Catholic activities that involved worship.
September 1, 2010
Just about any discussion of academic hiring these days, after the natural focus on the tight market, tends to come around to the issue of "dual career" hires or "partner accommodations." Most colleges say that they take the issue seriously and work hard to find positions for the partners of those being recruited. But what's the right way to do so?
September 1, 2010
Goucher College is starting an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in environmental studies.Maryland Institute College of Art is starting an M.F.A. in community arts.Middle Tennessee State University is starting a master's degree in horse science.
August 31, 2010
Judge blocks attempt by state attorney general to get records on a scientist's work at U. of Virginia; further court battles are likely.
August 30, 2010
Cornell and Dartmouth match all Ivy aid packages, resulting in some admitted applicants getting more money than others. Has Overlap Group philosophy returned, courtesy in part of athletics?
August 30, 2010
Arizona State University is starting a bachelor of arts degree in earth and environmental studies.Central Carolina Community College, at its Chatham campus, is starting an associate of applied science program in sustainability technologies.Marquette University has started a graduate certificate in sports leadership.
August 25, 2010
When a recent law school graduate announced a hunger strike this month, many rallied around "Ethan Haines," as he described himself. Within the blogosphere, and among many legal educators, there is worry about the tight job market for new law grads, and debate over whether too many students are being admitted to law school.


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