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 4, 2007
Steve Lawry is out of his job and barred from campus, leaving many alumni and professors again doubting sincerity of university's board and chancellor.
September 4, 2007
Texas Supreme Court throws out state regulation of some religious institutions -- and some fear diploma mills will gain a new way to evade scrutiny.
September 4, 2007
Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, was permitted to leave Iran late Sunday. She arrived in Austria Monday and will soon return to the United States. Esfandiari was arrested while visiting her mother in Iran. Esfandiari's case -- and those of several other detained scholars -- have outraged academics, many of whom organized campaigns to push for her release.
August 31, 2007
Political scientists consider how they can shake up their teaching techniques, and report success with some unconventional approaches.
August 31, 2007
Adelphi University, in New York, is starting two online degrees in emergency services administration.Del Mar College, in Texas, is starting an associate degree in electroplating applied technology.Johns Hopkins University is starting a doctor of nursing practice degree.
August 30, 2007
Specific curricular approaches can move students beyond apathy and ignorance -- without necessarily changing their ideologies, new Carnegie study finds.
August 30, 2007
Counselors voted last year to bar making offers before September 15 of senior year of high school; some universities now seek a new vote.
August 30, 2007
At the beginning of their new book on for-profit higher education, William G. Tierney and Guilbert C. Hentschke talk about the academic division between "lumpers" and "splitters," the former focused on examining different entities or phenomena as variations on a theme and the latter focused on classifying entities or phenomena as truly distinct.
August 30, 2007
The death toll in April's mass murder at Virginia Tech could have been lower if university officials had done a better and speedier job of notifying the campus that the first shootings had taken place, a special state panel has concluded.
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.

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