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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Most Recent Articles

August 8, 2005
NCAA crackdown on Native American team names and icons sends a message but sows confusion and conflict.
August 5, 2005
1 in 10 adults reports being in college degree or certificate programs for work-related reasons.
August 5, 2005
College officials, especially at 2-year institutions, fear the effects -- and see Colorado as a cautionary tale.
August 5, 2005
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Thursday that it had settled an investigation into "untrue statements and omissions" by Utah's college savings program but filed separate charges accusing its former director of directing more than $500,000 of funds from the plan's participants into secret accounts and transferring $85,000 of those funds to his personal bank accounts.
August 4, 2005
When Florida overhauled its higher education system to shift power from the State Board of Regents to boards of trustees at individual campuses in 2003, it invalidated the employment contract between the regents and the statewide union that represented 10,000 professors, throwing academic labor relations into disarray.
August 4, 2005
Harvard University announced Wednesday that it would pay more than $26 million to settle a suit brought against the university by federal authorities over the conduct of a university project in Russia that had aimed to help that country's economy. Andrei Shleifer, a Harvard economist who led the project, will pay $2 million in the settlement, The Boston Globe reported.
August 3, 2005
Pennsylvania and New Jersey are latest states to investigate for-profit company's campuses.
August 2, 2005
State Department reports sharp rise in number of Chinese seeking visas to study in the United States.
August 1, 2005
Athletes who leave college in good academic standing to go pro would be dropped from calculation of teams' classroom success.
August 1, 2005
For-profit institutions and female and minority students gain most, Education Department study finds.


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