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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March 25, 2010
Fordham University and Peking University are starting a master of science degree in global finance.Ivy Tech Community College is starting an associate of science degree in engineering technology.State University of New York at Potsdam is starting a bachelor of arts degree in theater educati
March 24, 2010
A new study of higher education in Haiti -- the first to examine the state of the system in the wake of the Jan. 12 earthquake -- documents debilitating problems that existed before the natural disaster and have only been compounded by the lost lives and destroyed infrastructure.
March 23, 2010
By co-editing a book with Israeli scholars, a professor at American U. of Beirut finds himself under attack on his campus and sets off a debate over academic freedom.
March 23, 2010
Instructor whose resignation drew attention to controversial (since rescinded) DNA-testing policy at U. of Akron is blocked from ever coming back.
March 22, 2010
New research discounts idea that those who aspire to a college degree and fail to attain one will suffer psychological damage.
March 22, 2010
National survey finds generally high job satisfaction, but many fault salaries, lack of health insurance or difficulty of moving to full-time faculty ranks.
March 22, 2010
Whether in academic affairs, student affairs, or the business side of the house, salaries were stagnant, survey finds.
March 19, 2010
Composition association finds that colleges are just beginning to consider implications of shifting key part of the curriculum away from face-to-face instruction.
March 19, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
March 18, 2010
Judge's finding that controversial columns by a university professor lacked Constitutional protection has a variety of legal watchdogs worried.


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