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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March 30, 2006
Spending blueprint would stick closely to Bush plan, but amendment to add funds for NIH and education is planned.
March 29, 2006
On eve of vote, House leaders make changes in key legislation to bolster support, but critics aren't won over.
March 28, 2006
Time it takes to earn a doctorate is shrinking ever so slightly, new study finds.
March 27, 2006
College groups take divergent approaches to lobbying as vote on the Higher Education Act nears.
March 23, 2006
SUNY Faculty Senate process offers an alternative to the “nuclear option” in clashes between presidents and professors.
March 22, 2006
Proposed change in financing telecommunications for schools and low income areas could cost colleges big bucks.
March 21, 2006
2 former House aides, including top Bush administration official, to return to lead education committee staff.

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