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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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.
July 18, 2007
Congress takes up key bills for colleges and students, with action on student aid legislation looming in Senate.
July 17, 2007
Responding to scandal, U. of North Carolina tells all campuses to list at least 3 lenders. That's unfair to colleges in direct lending, advocates say.
July 13, 2007
U.S. report on participation for male and female athletes doesn't resolve data dispute over who has been helped (and hurt).
July 12, 2007
Measure would bolster Pell Grants and cut interest rates by cutting lender subsidies gains; questions raised about Sallie Mae deal.
July 11, 2007
As House Democrats unveil new version of budget measure, White House opposes interest rate cut, new spending and loan auction idea.
July 11, 2007
With high-stakes vote on student aid budget looming, fraudulent "talking points" memo brings accusation of a "dirty trick."
July 10, 2007
Annual survey finds non-grant aid growing faster than need-based scholarships.

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