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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July 2, 2018
Quiet holiday week? Use your downtime to play Inside Higher Ed's Cartoon Caption Contest. Suggest a caption for this month's new cartoon.
June 29, 2018
Universities that play big-time sports and professional sports franchises are asking Pennsylvania officials to give them a share of any revenues from sports gambling, which is poised to become legal in the state, The Morning Call reported.
June 29, 2018
Can the brain relearn all the functions of a transplanted hand? In today's Academic Minute, part of University of Missouri week, Scott H. Frey explores this question.
June 29, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of University of Missouri week, Scott H. Frey, Miller Family Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Missouri, examines whether the brain can relearn all the functions of a transplanted hand. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 28, 2018
The University of Tennessee's Haslam College of Business will offer its first online master's degree, in supply chain management, through an arrangement with Noodle Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
June 28, 2018
Watermark, the assessment company that arose from the merger last year of Taskstream, TK20 and LiveText, has agreed to fold Digital Measures (and its faculty reporting tool Activity Insight) into its business.
June 28, 2018
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Alastair Adam, co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital textbook publisher.
June 28, 2018
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Alastair Adam, co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital textbook publisher.
June 28, 2018
A new technique to treat ACL injuries may be on the way. In today's Academic Minute, part of University of Missouri week, James Cook describes this new technique and how it could lead to a more active lifestyle for those with repaired ACLs in their knees.
June 28, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of University of Missouri week, James Cook, professor in orthopedic surgery at Missouri's School of Medicine, describes how a new technique could lead to a more active lifestyle for those with repaired ACLs in their knees. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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