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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December 1, 2005
For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.
November 30, 2005
The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents abided by state law in 2001 when it fired a tenured professor for alleged sexual harassment and other misconduct, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. While it largely sided with the university in the case of John Marder, the court sent the case back to a lower court to resolve one factual issue.
November 29, 2005
When financial aid is included, what students pay rises less sharply -- but still usually outpaces inflation, U.S. study finds.
November 28, 2005
American universities award more Ph.D.'s, over all and in technical fields, for second year in a row.
November 28, 2005
Spike in gas and oil prices force colleges to spend millions more and try to change campus behavior.
November 23, 2005
After makeover, National Research Council survey kicks off with focus on measures based on data, not reputations.
November 22, 2005
Federal obligations for research appear to flatten in 2005, NSF study finds.
November 18, 2005
22 Republicans vote with Democrats on measure that college groups staunchly opposed, but alternatives  are unpleasant.
November 17, 2005
Compromise spending bill would keep maximum Pell Grant at $4,050 and freeze most other student aid programs.

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