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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October 31, 2018
Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.
October 31, 2018
Invisibility of instructional designers is among most surprising -- and to designers themselves, upsetting -- findings of new Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology.
October 31, 2018
Animals may help us bridge the organ-donation gap. In today's Academic Minute, Touro College's John Loike discusses xenotransplantation.
October 31, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, John Loike, a professor of biology at Touro College, explains how animals may help us bridge the organ-donation gap. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 30, 2018
Neurodiversity is a growing social movement. In today's Academic Minute, Landmark College's Ken Gobbo discusses this movement and how it can help find strengths where only weakness was seen before.
October 30, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Ken Gobbo, professor of psychology at Landmark College, discusses the neurodiversity movement and how it can help find strengths where only weakness was seen before. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 29, 2018
Women in politics face a wide swath of biases. In today's Academic Minute, Skidmore College's Minita Sanghvi explores this statement as many women enter the political fray this year. 
October 29, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Minita Sanghvi, assistant professor in the management and business department at Skidmore College, explores whether w
October 26, 2018
Everyone procrastinates, but not everyone is a procrastinator. In today's Academic Minute, DePaul University's Joseph Ferrari discusses this common topic.
October 26, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Joseph Ferrari, professor of psychology at DePaul University, explains why everyone procrastinates, but not everyone is a procrastinator. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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