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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September 28, 2007
Competing companies try to enter the lucrative market of selling colleges lists of potential students. Can they change how institutions shape enrollments?
September 28, 2007
The City University of New York is starting an online bachelor's program in business, designed for students who left college in good standing without a bachelor's degree. The program involves professors throughout CUNY and is offered through the School of Professional Studies, part of the Graduate School and University Center.Michigan State University is starting a Ph.D. program in Chicano/Latino studies.
September 27, 2007
Admissions officers consider how to be fair on aid awards to early and regular applicants, and weigh compromise on acceptances before senior year of high school.
September 27, 2007
Professors at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute voted this week to ask their provost to restore their Faculty Senate and to recognize it as legitimate. The vote was overwhelming: 200 in favor, 21 opposed, and 7 abstentions. (The tenured and tenure-track faculty that voted has 359 members, and with one in seven on sabbatical, faculty organizers said that the vote was not only decisive, but represented strong faculty interest.) Robert E.
September 26, 2007
Author of Education's End explains his critique of the standard college curriculum and what he would do about it.
September 25, 2007
Latin American history course is called off at Case Western when highly regarded scholar is unable to return from Panama -- or to learn why her visa is blocked.
September 25, 2007
The American Association of University Professors -- a champion of open debate and free exchange -- is having some difficulties with the nature of debate in its own (virtual) house.
September 25, 2007
With students protesting outside and presidential candidates lining up to condemn the event, Iran's president spoke at Columbia University Monday. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's talk didn't appear to break any new ground in his views.
September 24, 2007
Instructor at Southwestern Community College says he lost job for not taking Bible literally. Colorado AAUP says instructor lost job for taking faith too seriously.


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