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, USA Today, the Nieman Foundation Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and the Princeton Alumni Weekly. 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 with his wife, Sandy, and their two children in Bethesda, Md.

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May 15, 2007
U. of Texas financial aid director, fired by the institution, is first campus official to lose job in student loan inquiry.
May 14, 2007
Medical deans are well paid, but study finds their average tenure is half that of college presidents.
May 11, 2007
House Democrats pummel Spellings over Education Department's perceived failure to rein in abuses in student loan industry.
May 10, 2007
House Republicans join Democrats in backing student loan reform bill, but parties disagree on extent of underlying problems.
May 9, 2007
Bipartisan bill would ban lender gifts to colleges and service on advisory boards; U.S. student loan official quits.
May 7, 2007
Research university group plans voluntary accountability system, but Spellings panel chairman knocks pace of reporting.
May 7, 2007
Latest twist in student loan inquiry finds N.J. guarantee agency profited from Sallie Mae and Nelnet loans it helped market.
May 4, 2007
New York's Cuomo takes aim at college alumni associations and at Nebraska lender largely cleared by its own state's attorney general.
May 3, 2007
House members -- including leaders of education panel -- direct 19 colleges to report on their practices on illegal downloading.

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