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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April 10, 2007
Female athlete's lawsuit against North Carolina women's soccer icon deserves jury hearing, U.S. appeals court rules.
April 6, 2007
Technical education group offers work force-focused recommendations for improving higher education.
April 5, 2007
Data suggest college students are using new U.S. need-based grants, but critics say underlying problems remain.
April 3, 2007
Several colleges reach student loan accords with N.Y.'s attorney general, repaying $3.2 million, as others face legal threat.
March 29, 2007
Here's why the work of a U.S. panel reviewing federal rules on accreditation matters.
March 28, 2007
Accrediting groups give ground on reporting student learning outcomes -- but not enough to satisfy U.S. officials.
March 28, 2007
Adjuncts nearing half of all professors, and proportion off the tenure track grows, latest U.S. data show.
March 27, 2007
Accreditors and colleges oppose Education Department's effort to ramp up federal oversight of quality control process. 

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