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 10, 2006
After 37 years at center of higher ed legal and regulatory world, Shelley Steinbach to leave college group for private law practice.
August 9, 2006
(Note: The commission announced Wednesday morning that it had dropped the recommendation on the private loans from the report it will consider and almost certainly vote on at its meeting Thursday. For details, see bottom of article.)
August 8, 2006
While ETSs paper backs national measures of student outcomes, a discussion reveals differences with U.S. commission's approach.
August 7, 2006
Groups that help Latino youth prepare for college shut out of Education Department competition for grant funds. 
August 7, 2006
Third draft of report wins support from many members of federal higher ed panel – but ACE chief holds out.
August 4, 2006
As higher ed commission releases third draft, one major college group expresses support for panel's overall approach.
August 3, 2006
Changes in main U.S. career and technical education program largely reinforce trends already under way at community colleges.

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