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 12, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Aubrey Westfall, assistant professor of political science at Wheaton College, explains why wearing a religious symbol freely is an important step in self-expression. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 11, 2018
Nearly a third of colleges with continuing education programs reported that their revenues from online programs grew by 3 percent or more in the 2017 academic year, while a quarter said they were flat or grew modestly and 16 percent reported a decline, according to a survey conducted by Learning House and the Association for Continuing Higher Education. The remainder, 28 percent, said they were unable to calculate their revenues.
October 11, 2018
Adrienne G. Bloss, vice president for academic affairs at Shenandoah University, in Virginia, has been named provost as well.
October 11, 2018
More and more schools have law enforcement in the hallways. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Maryland Baltimore County's F. Chris Curran discusses how this affects schools during normal times.
October 11, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Timely Topics Week, F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discusses how the growth in law enforcement officers in school hallways affects schools during normal times.
October 10, 2018
Woz U, named for Apple co-founder, is subject of critical news report citing dissatisfied students, prompting a state investigation. Its leaders defend quality but acknowledge flaws and a slow start.
October 10, 2018
The following developments received news coverage in Inside Higher Ed this week:
October 10, 2018
How vulnerable is your country to environmental conflict? In today's Academic Minute, Villanova University's Frank Galgano describes the Vulnerability Risk Index and which countries are most at risk.
October 10, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute: Frank Galgano, associate professor in the department of geography and the environment at Villanova University, describes the Vulnerability Risk Index and which countries are most at risk of environmental conflict. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
October 9, 2018
"The Next Generation of Students" is a new compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed. You may download a free copy here.

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