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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October 23, 2007
Oral Roberts returned Monday to the university named for him and vowed that "the devil is not going to steal" the institution, The Tulsa World reported. The current president, Richard Roberts, is Oral's son and is on leave because of accusations of numerous forms of impropriety as well as reports that his wife had an inappropriate relationship with an underage male. Oral Roberts said that the charges are false and that his son would eventually return to the presidency.
October 22, 2007
Web site devoted to scrutiny of former leader of College of Southern Nevada is shut down there and (temporarily) at his new institution.
October 22, 2007
A common complaint among social scientists in recent years is that institutional review boards -- which are supposed to protect the interests of human subjects in research -- are too involved in work they don't understand. Good social science is getting held up, the social scientists say.
October 19, 2007
Many an academic has speculated about whether the University of Phoenix was poised to take over higher education. Even with a difficult year of late, the growth of the for-profit giant over the last decade has been tremendous, leaving small liberal arts colleges, public universities and others wondering what would happen when Phoenix came to town.
October 19, 2007
Three prominent textbook publishers -- Pearson Education, John Wiley & Sons, and Cengage Learning -- on Thursday announced a settlement that they said would stop several outfits from importing foreign versions of textbooks and selling them without authority in the United States as the American version or equivalent.
October 18, 2007
U.S. Senate leaders on Wednesday stripped from a spending bill for health and education programs a provision that would have done an end run around President Bush's policy restricting federally supported research on embryonic stem cells, which had prompted a veto threat from the White House.
October 18, 2007
Starkville is a long way from San Jose, but ambitions of two universities are being combined. Many praise creativity of the approach, but some fear impact on California's master plan.
October 18, 2007
Author of From Higher Aims to Hired Hands discusses what is wrong with business schools today.
October 17, 2007
Faculty unions consider whether they win or lose when they agree to combine funds for the two big-ticket items of contracts into a single pot of money.
October 17, 2007
The University of Phoenix has won approval from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to begin its first Ph.D. programs: one in higher education administration and one in industrial/organizational psychology.The University of Missouri accidentally admitted 233 applicants to graduate programs last month, telling them that they were in before reviews of their records had been completed.

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