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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November 26, 2007
College that declined to help employees with health insurance for same-sex partners adds assistance on health care for employees' dogs and cats.
November 26, 2007
Philosophers consider implications of requiring applicants to be members of Phi Beta Kappa.
November 26, 2007
Oral Roberts University on Friday announced the immediate resignation of Richard Roberts as president. The brief announcement made no mention of the growing scandal at Oral Roberts, where several lawsuits charge that Roberts and his wife used university funds inappropriately and squelched those who tried to question their actions. Roberts and his wife have denied wrongdoing and the statement quoted him as saying: "I love ORU with all my heart.
November 21, 2007
Swarthmore College has agreed to take a series of steps to improve the accessibility of facilities to people with disabilities, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. The out-of-court agreement follows a compliance review in which the department found "barriers to access" related to doors, restrooms, seating, signage and interior and exterior circulation routes.
November 21, 2007
In challenge to support for NYPIRG, appeals court rejects SUNY-Albany's use of "advisory" votes on whether certain groups should get college funds.
November 20, 2007
In move that could have national implications, U. of California is changing undergraduate applications so that students will have 23 subgroups to identify themselves.
November 20, 2007
Groups seek joint statement on accountability and the importance of defining purpose of college -- and confront skepticism on whether measurement efforts go too far.
November 20, 2007
California State University at San Marcos has started a major in applied physics.Johns Hopkins University is starting two online master's degree programs related to biotechnology: a master of science in biotechnology and a master of science in bioscience regulatory affairs.Macon State College is starting a bachelor of science in nursing pro
November 20, 2007
A new loophole was inserted with little notice into federal law last year to provide "financial aid for the rich," according to U.S. News & World Report. The measure changed the way wealth is calculated to determine financial assets by excluding the assets associated with small businesses with up to 100 full-time employees.
November 19, 2007
The controversy continues over the University of Michigan Press and its distribution agreement with Pluto Press, a left-wing publisher in Britain whose books are handled by Michigan in the United States. Three of the eight members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents last week released a letter calling for the press to stop all distribution arrangements for other publishers.

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