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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August 1, 2007
As business officers assess impact of the loan scandal, Clemson and Drexel officials question attorney general's tactics and conclusions.
July 31, 2007
Business officers' group plans review of corporate involvement in its own meeting and "best practices" governing relationships between colleges and companies.
July 30, 2007
Federal regulations for 403(b) retirement programs will increase requirements on colleges and other employers that offer them.
July 30, 2007
In an interview and podcast, New York's attorney general assesses the genesis and impact of his student loan inquiry -- and suggests colleges face more scrutiny.
July 25, 2007
Higher Education Act bill that would reshape student loan programs passes 95-0. But some aid experts question how much major elements would really help students.
July 24, 2007
As Senate debates student aid measure, crackdown on illegal file sharing is softened and amendments fly on private loans and earmarks.
July 20, 2007
With backers of budget bill framing choice starkly, lawmakers reject measure that would have softened cuts to loan providers.
July 19, 2007
As Senate takes up massive student aid bill, close vote is expected on amendment that would ease cuts in subsidies for loan companies.
July 19, 2007
Proposals to punish colleges based on rate of tuition increase will hurt public colleges and spare many pricey institutions, study finds.

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