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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September 20, 2018
Topics include: Analysis of nondegree credentials; blocking streaming sites in lecture halls; a community college's successful industry certifications.
September 20, 2018
What is settler memory? In today's Academic Minute, Babson College's Kevin Bruyneel explores this question.
September 20, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute: Kevin Bruyneel, professor of politics at Babson College, explores the phenomenon of settler memory. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.   
September 19, 2018
Inside Higher Ed's new report, "On-Ramps and Off-Ramps: Alternative Credentials and Emerging Pathways Between Education and Work," is an up-to-the-minute look at how colleges, companies and other players are reconsidering how to measure and recognize knowledge and skills.
September 19, 2018
A range of alternative providers have in recent years sought to significantly lower the price of college-level course work by offering affordable online courses that will be accepted for credit by colleges. Think StraighterLine, which puts forth a low-priced, all-you-can-learn model, or University of the People, which charges only an end-of-course fee of $100.
September 19, 2018
Inside Higher Ed report explores the exploding array of certificates, apprenticeships and microcredentials that colleges and companies are creating to improve the intersection between education and work, over a lifetime.
September 19, 2018
New dams in the Amazon could threaten ecosystems. In today's Academic Minute, Florida International University's Elizabeth Anderson describes the challenges of new dams changing the flow of rivers in the basin.
September 19, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Elizabeth Anderson, assistant professor in the department of earth and environment at Florida International University, describes the challenges of new dams changing the flow of rivers in the Amazon basin. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
September 18, 2018
John Berry, vice president of student affairs and college advancement at BridgeValley Community and Technical College, in West Virginia, has been selected as president of Central Ohio Technical College. Joseph L. Cassidy, president of Washington County Community College, in Maine, has been appointed president of Southern Maine Community College.
September 18, 2018
Postpartum depression is understudied. In today's Academic Minute, Tufts University's Jamie Maguire explores a new treatment that could help mothers.

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