Doug Lederman

Doug Lederman, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Scott Jaschik, he leads the site's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings around the country, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, Doug had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated in 1984 from Princeton University. Doug lives in Bethesda, Md.

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May 12, 2005
2 community colleges eliminate their newspapers, and much is lost.
May 11, 2005
NCAA finds that Nicholls State coaches and advisers helped 29 athletes cheat their way through online courses from Brigham Young.
May 10, 2005
Standard & Poor's predicts 2005 returns will be positive but lower than in 2004.
May 10, 2005
Career Education Corp.,  a for-profit higher education company facing numerous accusations of wrongdoing, issued a statement Monday in which it summarized the results of its investigations of the allegations.
May 9, 2005
The university's Senate rejects a proposal urging an end to the three-decade boycott of military reserve program for students.
May 6, 2005
Colleges and states have made it easier to transfer academic credit from one college to another, House panel is told.
May 6, 2005
An independent review says the company showed no 'bad faith' but recommends sweeping governance changes.
May 5, 2005
The soft drink maker -- and campuses that do business with it -- are the latest targets in the student 'corporate responsibility' movement.
May 5, 2005
Asked to predict which institution would join Southern Methodist University in the pantheon of worst rules violators in the history of college sports -- becoming only the second recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's so-called death penalty -- most observers would have guessed highly visible repeat wrongdoers like Auburn University or the University of Kentucky.
May 4, 2005
Drive for independence could hurt the creditworthiness of lower-tier state institutions, Standard & Poor's warns.

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