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.

To reach this person, click here.

Most Recent Articles

October 16, 2008
Scholar explains themes of his new book on why colleges and universities function as they do.
October 15, 2008
University asks admitted applicants to retake the SAT, with lucrative scholarships for those with big gains. The institution's test average goes up, but will U.S. News have the last laugh?
October 15, 2008
As colleges set up branch campuses abroad, how do these outposts change the institutional role as employers? Experts say many institutions have yet to grapple with the legal and equity issues involved.
October 15, 2008
Portland Community College, in Oregon, is starting a bioscience technology certificate program.Rochester Institute of Technology is starting a Ph.D. program in sustainability. The focus will be sustainable production.The University of Montana is starting new dual degree bachelor's programs in international field geosciences.
October 15, 2008
Scores of professors of Islam, religious studies and other fields have signed a petition decrying anti-Islamic statements that have been made during the presidential campaign, largely by those seeking to promote false claims that Sen. Barack Obama is Muslim.
October 14, 2008
At national meeting of higher ed HR leaders, one gives jeremiad about the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty and urges colleges to act now to protect "abused" class of workers.
October 13, 2008
New research tries to shift discussion beyond enrollment rates to the actual experience of male and female students in college.
October 13, 2008
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
October 13, 2008
Charles Nemeroff of Emory University has become a key target of a U.S. Senate inquiry into whether researchers are complying with federal and university requirements to report possible conflicts of interest. A profile of Nemeroff Sunday in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution explores why the psychiatrist has been praised for his work and his success at landing large grants, but has also been called an "arrogant academic bully" and nicknamed "Dr.
October 10, 2008
Cultural attitudes in the United States discourage the most talented students in mathematics -- especially female students -- from advancing in the field, according to a study that will appear today in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. Unlike many previous studies that have focused on the poor performance of American students overall, this report examined participants in top mathematics competitions for students. "The U.S.


Back to Top