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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October 13, 2005
Combination of 2 leading e-learning platforms will dominate market, but some college officials fret about impact.
October 13, 2005
The technology has transformed research, but U.S. needs more coordinated policy, report says.
October 12, 2005
Alabama's Calhoun Community College alters its class schedule to reduce students' commuting costs.
October 11, 2005
Facing lawsuit over church-state separation, U.S. concludes that Alaska Christian used funds for religious purposes.
October 11, 2005
Permissions center partners with Blackboard to help professors gain approval as they build their online courses.
October 10, 2005
Study of high school seniors shows they have high aspirations -- but not the math skills to match.  
October 7, 2005
Senate amends Pentagon spending bill to bolster scholarship and fellowships for training in key fields.
October 6, 2005
Dispute over alleged plagiarism between 2 Penn scholars, settled quietly over the summer, is aired anew.
October 6, 2005
For-profit with ties to N.Y. gubernatorial candidate is barred from U.S. aid programs and faces Ky. inquiry.

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