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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January 31, 2008
Despite headlines and talk among college leaders, few students are aware of the dramatic shifts in some institutions' policies, poll finds.
January 30, 2008
A novel idea from Simmons College: If you want professors to learn management skills, you need to give them some time. Plus other awards for creative ways to help faculty.
January 30, 2008
Some top business school admissions officials get free trips to Japan -- and in some cases more -- to help a company there get applicants into MBA programs.
January 30, 2008
The National Collegiate Athletic Association -- to settle an antitrust lawsuit -- has agreed to ease rules on funds athletes may receive. The suit challenged NCAA rules limiting scholarship funds to tuition, room and board, and books -- and said that athletes should be entitled to additional funds for other expenses associated with attending college.
January 29, 2008
More academic endorsements in the presidential race.... Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate who is a professor at Princeton University, has endorsed Barack Obama. In a letter released by the Obama campaign, Morrison said she was not backing him because of his race, but for the potential he represents for the country.
January 29, 2008
U.S. court ruling involving unusual law in Puerto Rico could endanger faculty rights, AAUP warns.
January 28, 2008
Federal appeals court rejects Pace University's attempt to exclude new instructors from bargaining unit.
January 28, 2008
Two curricular trends, when joined, can produce a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts, proponents say.
January 25, 2008
Roy Johnson, the former chancellor of Alabama's community college system, has agreed to plead guilty to 15 counts of bribery, conspiracy, witness tampering and obstruction by arranging jobs for his adult children in the college, and taking kickbacks from companies to help them obtain contracts at colleges, The Birmingham News reported.

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