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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August 13, 2007
New Education Department analysis illustrates significant ways that categories of two-year colleges differ on faculty and demographics.
August 13, 2007
Scholar from South Africa, critic of U.S. policies, is blocked from attending scholarly meeting.
August 13, 2007
Many colleges have arrangements with companies and nonprofit groups that financially reward colleges, but not students, when students enroll in certain study abroad programs -- and many students are unaware of these ties when they pick their study abroad programs, The New York Times reported. The article noted similarities between these arrangements and relationships between colleges and student loan providers that have come under fire in the last year.The cha
August 10, 2007
Employees of colleges and universities have donated $7 million to candidates for federal offices during the '08 campaign cycle -- with nearly 60 percent of the funds going to presidential candidates, and 76 percent going to Democrats, according to a new analysis of federal election records by the Center for Responsive Politics. The top two recipients of funds were Barack Obama (nearly $1.5 million) and Hillary Clinton (almost $940,000).
August 10, 2007
President of Pacific Oaks issues memo that alludes to possible closure, setting off debate over the institution's values and management.
August 9, 2007
Push to fire tenured faculty member -- one of the school's founders -- leaves many professors worried about state of academic freedom.
August 9, 2007
Nearly 300 college and university presidents in the United States have endorsed a statement by Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia University, denouncing the push by Britain's main faculty union to have professors boycott Israeli academics and universities.
August 8, 2007
Fisk University and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum have reached a settlement of a dispute over control over a collection of paintings that the late artist left to Fisk, some of which the university wants to sell. The Tennessean reported that under the deal, the museum will obtain O'Keeffe's "Radiator Building" painting from the university and will pay Fisk $7.5 million, while dropping claims against other parts of the collection.
August 8, 2007
At a time that many professors fear that administrators don't value tenure, the headline on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Web site seems like something that would draw applause: "Rensselaer to Review Faculty Governance to Strengthen Role of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty."
August 7, 2007
Some school districts are pushing for a new offering, but College Board -- citing lack of support in higher education -- is skeptical.

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