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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May 5, 2008
After column by U. of Toledo's chief HR official saying gay people select their orientation, she is placed on leave.
May 5, 2008
Sunday was the deadline for opponents of affirmative action in Missouri to submit petitions to qualify for a state referendum this fall to vote to ban affirmative action at public colleges and other state agencies -- and the deadline passed without petitions being submitted. The Associated Press reported that organizers said that they had obtained the minimum number of required signatures, but that they lacked the extra signatures typically needed when many submitted signatures are found invalid.
May 2, 2008
Federal judge, in first decision of its kind, finds that materials in "Safe Space" at Georgia Tech unconstitutionally evaluated different faiths.
May 2, 2008 wants to pay for instructors to apply to present at scholarly meetings -- and talk about how successful its services are.
May 1, 2008
Carnegie Mellon University is introducing global politics as a new undergraduate major.Seminole Community College, in Florida, is starting a associate of science degree in accounting technology.Valparaiso University is starting a doctor of nursing practice program.
May 1, 2008
New analysis -- attempting to shift college cost debate -- finds shrinking share of funds going to instruction and growing public-private gap.
May 1, 2008
The McGee Foundation, citing the scandal over an inappropriately awarded degree to a politically connected executive, has revoked a $2 million gift to West Virginia University, The Charleston Daily Mail reported.
April 30, 2008
The State Higher Education Executive Officers on Tuesday released a set of proposals for the presidential candidates, urging them to pledge to work to increase by 1 million the annual production of postsecondary degrees and certificates.
April 30, 2008
Does this litigation protect faculty members from unfair accusations -- or potentially threaten academic freedom?
April 29, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Texas Christian University


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