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 16, 2007
Barnard effort suggests colleges may be able to dissuade students from risky, growing and controversial form of borrowing.
July 13, 2007
Higher education is increasingly international, especially at research universities. But the meaning of research university and of being a "world class" institution isn't the same all over the world. With that in mind, Philip G. Altbach and Jorge Balán organized a conference on institutions in Asia and Latin America.
July 13, 2007
The University of Missouri at Kansas City has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a sexual harassment suit brought by an associate professor and a former doctoral student over an environment that they charged was hostile to women in a psychology laboratory, The Kansas City Star reported.
July 12, 2007
With all the scrutiny going on of advisory committees created by some lenders for student-aid officials, ever wonder what they talked about with regard to their meetings? The Austin American-Statesman used open records laws to obtain e-mail from lenders to aid officials at the University of Texas and the results suggest that interest rates and default provisions didn't necessarily hinder enjoyment of meetings at various resorts.
July 12, 2007
Gordon Gee stuns Vanderbilt -- site of his fifth presidency -- by quitting to return to Ohio State, site of his third and soon-to-be sixth.
July 12, 2007
New poll finds majority of public believes bias is problem in college classrooms and questions role of tenure.
July 11, 2007
Tufts sees early success in adding measures of creativity, practicality and wisdom to traditional criteria for evaluating applicants.
July 11, 2007
The University of Colorado at Boulder is investigating a series of threatening messages sent to evolutionary biologists, The Denver Post reported. University officials told the newspaper that the threats stated that they were from a religiously affiliated group and that they referenced the creationist view of evolution.Faculty members at Sonoma State University are criticizing Ruben Armiñana, the president, over a planned music facility.
July 10, 2007
College planners discuss ways to bring other academic offices into library buildings.
July 10, 2007
As campaign targets grow and accountability measures proliferate, is development headed in the wrong direction?

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