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 14, 2008
Steven Aird gave out a lot of D's and F's at Norfolk State University. Tomorrow, he will be unemployed.
May 13, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:Dodge City Community CollegeDylan Faullin, mathematicsMargarie Yaroslaski, speechKalamazoo CollegePamela Cutter, computer scienceAnn Fraser, biologyBinney Girdler, biologyAmelia Katanski, EnglishSarah Lindley, artKatie MacLean, romance languagesAmy Smith, EnglishLouisiana State University at Alexandria
May 13, 2008
Report says that unusual arrangement in which corporate interests sponsored a course put professor in untenable position and compromised curricular standards.
May 13, 2008
The University of Delaware, in a vote Monday by the Faculty Senate, approved a new residence life programming policy that includes the goal of offering activities in dormitories that focus on issues such as sustainability, diversity, community and other topics -- in addition to social activities. Delaware dropped its programming policy last year amid complaints that students were being forced to participate in programs with ideological agendas.
May 12, 2008
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service has disputed a statement from North Carolina's attorney general suggesting that community colleges in the state would be violating federal law by admitting students who lack legal documentation to be in the United States.
May 12, 2008
After another round of negotiations that some thought would keep college open, university board rejects deal to do just that.
May 12, 2008
Course redesign, more merit pay and expanded outsourcing are among the ideas administrators and experts consider for how to manage colleges through economic uncertainty.
May 12, 2008
When Robert M. Gates, the secretary of defense, announced plans for the Minerva Consortia last month, he surprised many social scientists. Gates proposed the creation of a series of university-based consortiums to support research on questions of importance to the military, but said that the research would be unclassified and would not be subject to political litmus tests.
May 9, 2008
Doctoral programs see increase in applications and enrollments, but also face significant retention issues.
May 9, 2008
The Maricopa Community College District is starting the process of firing Michael Todd, a psychology professor at Paradise Valley Community College, in whose home was found a female student in a coma, who subsequently died from an apparent drug overdose, The East Valley Tribune reported. The professor -- who has not responded to press inquiries about what happened -- is being accused of having an inappropriate "amorous" relationship with the student.

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