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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August 29, 2018
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features a look at a university's conversion from one version of Blackboard's learning management system to another.
August 29, 2018
Faculty concerns at Purdue Global; lawsuit over state authorization; fighting for net neutrality.
August 29, 2018
Do you think of a product’s end of life when buying it? In today's Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week, Lauren Beitelspacher looks into how people think about the environmental impact of products they buy.
August 29, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week: Lauren Beitelspacher, assistant professor in the marketing division at Babson College, looks into how people think about the environmental impact of products they buy. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 28, 2018
Starting a new company has many pitfalls. In today's Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week, Jennifer Bailey examines how resource management can be key to keeping companies alive.
August 28, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week, Jennifer Bailey, an assistant professor of technology and operations management there, examines how resource management can be key to keeping new companies alive. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 27, 2018
Climate change will alter forests. In today's Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week, Vikki L. Rodgers examines how dry seasons in New England will take a toll on certain trees.
August 27, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Babson College Week, Vikki L. Rodgers, associate professor of ecology and environmental science at Babson College, examines how dry seasons in New England will take a toll on certain trees. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 24, 2018
What do comic books, Woody Guthrie and Charles Schulz have to do with each other? In today's Academic Minute, Ramapo College of New Jersey's Edward Shannon describes an interesting time in comic book history and how these pieces fit together.
August 24, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Edward Shannon, a professor of literature at Ramapo College of New Jersey, discusses an interesting moment in comic book history connecting these historical figures. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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