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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July 2, 2007
A. Dallas Martin, president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, plans to retire in December, after 32 years at the group's helm, the last dominated by intense controversy about the association's response to the student loan scandal.
June 29, 2007
An e-mail message from the Animal Liberation Brigade took responsibility for an unexploded bomb found last weekend under the car of an eye researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Los Angeles authorities are investigating. The researcher's lab has done work with monkeys.
June 29, 2007
Supreme Court decision cites ruling that permitted use of race, but emphasis suggests colleges can expect more scrutiny.
June 28, 2007
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down -- on a 5-4 vote -- two school desegregation plans that involved assigning children to schools based on race.
June 28, 2007
New analysis suggests that a significant subset of them are quite similar to full-time students.
June 28, 2007
Challenger says it will reach out to more institutions, especially publics, while dominant player defends its selective approach.
June 28, 2007
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that would extend the federal government's AmeriCorps and other national service programs for five years. The measure aims to increase the number of AmeriCorps volunteers each year to 100,000 from the current 25,000 and to increase the annual college stipend for those who engage in community service to $5,225 from $4,725 by 2012.
June 27, 2007
Senate appropriations subcommittees approved two pieces of legislation Tuesday that would provide significant increases in funds in 2008 to federal agencies that support significant amounts of academic research. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies approved a bill that would provide $6.553 billion for the National Science Foundation, which is $636 million more than the agency is receiving in the 2007 fiscal year and $124 million above the amount President Bush requested for the agency.
June 27, 2007
New research identifies the types of institutions most likely to employ part-time professors.
June 26, 2007
Shutdown of college will leave all of university's other campuses without tenure. What does that shift mean?

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