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 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.
March 20, 2006
Education Dept. tells Senate panel that despite concerns, surveys of students lead to addition of teams.
March 20, 2006
New law bars colleges from operating in the state without approval by agency recognized by U.S. government.
March 17, 2006
Senate backs $7 billion increase in funds available for education and health spending -- mainly to undo previous cuts.
March 16, 2006
NCAA list of 100 college athletes who most affected society is likely to spark debate.
March 15, 2006
Senate to consider $7 billion increase for education and health programs after rejecting bid to add $6.3 billion for Pell and voc ed.
March 14, 2006
Many Rust Belt states see students migrating out, generally to the Sun Belt, federal study finds. Should policy makers care?

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