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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August 29, 2007
An Ohio appeals court has rejected a suit challenging Miami University's policy of offering domestic partner benefits to employees. The decision, which upheld a lower court's ruling, was not based on whether such benefits are legal or conflict with the state's ban on gay marriage, as the suit charged. Rather, the appeals court upheld a lower court's ruling that under Ohio law, the conservative lawmaker who sued lacked the standing to do so -- either as a taxpayer or as a tuition-paying parent.
August 29, 2007
College Board sees lots of progress in annual report on averages, but critics see lots of reasons to be concerned about the test and its impact.
August 28, 2007
American universities report increases in applications and admission offers, but numbers still haven't reached 2003 levels.
August 28, 2007
Board -- after insisting that suspending the college was only option -- agrees to consider alumni plan to keep it operating; decision expected in October.
August 28, 2007
A New Jersey prosecutor filed a motion Monday to drop aggravated hazing charges against two Rider University administrators in the death of a student, The Times of Trenton reported. Details about the prosecutor's change of heart on the charges were not available late Monday. While criminal charges against students in hazing deaths are not rare, the charges against the Rider administrators were unprecedented and were widely criticized by higher education officials.
August 27, 2007
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools announced Friday that its appeals board had rejected the appeal of St. Andrews Presbyterian College, in North Carolina, to retain its recognition. Students who attend colleges that lack accreditation aren't eligible for federal student aid, so losing accreditation -- in this case for failing to provide evidence of financial stability -- can easily kill a college. St.
August 27, 2007
DePaul calls off Norman Finkelstein's classes and takes away his office. He vows to show up and teach -- and to use civil disobedience if necessary.
August 27, 2007
The 4,400 people whose scores were in error will be entitled to at least $275 each.
August 27, 2007
Study finds more colleges -- especially in Northeast -- are amending anti-bias policies and adding options for housing and bathrooms.
August 27, 2007
Rutgers agreement with faculty union pledges to create at least 100 new permanent faculty jobs over next 4 years.

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