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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June 14, 2005
Supreme Court ruling expands studies that can legally be done using products of others' intellectual property.
June 14, 2005
A federal judge has dismissed a journalism professor's lawsuit charging that administrators at Kansas State University fired him as adviser of the Kansas State Collegian because they were unhappy with the student newspaper's content.
June 13, 2005
Concluding that it was out of compliance with Title IX, institution agrees to keep men's and women's squads.
June 13, 2005
Reversing earlier decision, university will continue to offer American Sign Language for academic credit.
June 10, 2005
Money is tight in House spending plan for education programs and NIH, but panel reverses most cuts proposed by Bush administration.
June 9, 2005
Two groups that support basic research sponsor weeklong course to help young scientists navigate through their universities.
June 9, 2005
More than one-third of scientists in an anonymous survey admitted that they had committed some form of research misconduct in the last three years, according to a study reported today in the journal Nature. The president of Quincy College has sued the institution's Board of Governors, saying that it placed him on administrative leave because he refused to promote the brother of the board's chairwoman, The Patriot Ledger
June 8, 2005
House committee backs increases for NSF and NASA; Senate panel sets level funds for NEH and NEA.
June 8, 2005
For first time, pension company hires official to oversee socially conscious investing.
June 8, 2005
The Georgia Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a state appeals court decision that shielded campus crime records collected by Mercer University from release under Georgia's open records law. The court's order is the end of the road for a lawsuit brought by a former student at the institution -- and supported by journalism organizations -- that had sought the release of records by the private institution.Kaplan, Inc.

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