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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September 6, 2006
Appeals panel clears way for lawsuit charging for-profit university with defrauding government of billions.
September 6, 2006
Study challenges medical education group's claims that doctors in training are abiding by limits on their hours.
September 1, 2006
U.S. higher ed panel alters language about open source software after commissioner from Microsoft balks.
August 31, 2006
Report examines key role of 2-year colleges in "career pathways" model of training employees for key local industries.
August 30, 2006
Muslim athletes say football coach at New Mexico State discriminated against them by urging Christian prayer.
August 29, 2006
Accreditor's decision to approve Georgian college is questioned, but have critics overreached in their accusations?
August 25, 2006
Justice Department and U. of Miami near settlement of charges that researchers released hazardous substances -- 50 years ago.
August 25, 2006
150 students at Utah State awarded, then stripped of federal aid -- proof of confusing new U.S. rules, college lobbyists say.

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