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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June 18, 2007
Strategy is to create more separation of collective bargaining and other functions.
June 15, 2007
Proposed reporting requirements on college costs renew debate over what motivates institutions to economize.
June 15, 2007
A Tennessee judge ruled Tuesday that Fisk University may not sell any of the 101 works of art it received from Georgia O'Keeffe in 1949, The Tennessean reported. Fisk has been trying to sell two works for millions of dollars -- and would have no trouble closing a deal -- but legal challenges have questioned whether the O'Keeffe gift permitted such a sale.
June 14, 2007
In at least 15 cases of campus murders since 1991, the killer demonstrated specific signs of being a danger, such as making violent threats or engaging in criminal or psychotic behavior, USA Today reported.Yale University announced Wednesday that it has purchased the Bayer HealthCare complex in West Haven and Orange, Conn., giving the university an additional 550,000 square feet of laboratory space,
June 14, 2007
Colleges can't be blamed for declines in religious activity, study says, because graduates are more religious than others.
June 13, 2007
Operations will be "suspended" after coming academic year; 40 faculty members will lose their jobs.
June 13, 2007
A U.S. House of Representatives panel approved a bill late Monday that would give the National Science Foundation significantly more money in the 2008 fiscal year than it is receiving this year. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies passed legislation that would give the foundation -- a leading source of research funds for higher education -- $6.509 billion in 2008, $80 million more than President Bush requested and $593.4 million, or 10 percent, more than the agency's 2007 spending level.
June 12, 2007
Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been meeting with university officials in the Boston area, warning them that foreigners may be trying to steal research and offering to train faculty members on how to protect their work, The Boston Globe reported. Among the FBI suggestions are that professors never leave laptops in hotel rooms unless they are in safes, and that researchers report "unnatural or unexplained interest" in their work.
June 12, 2007
Reporter ejected from game for crime of online reporting -- does First Amendment have a college sports exemption?
June 11, 2007
Tenure case enmeshed in Middle East debates also raises issues about collegiality and departmental authority.

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