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 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?
March 10, 2006
Budget blueprint offers more money for Education Department and NIH than President Bush proposed.
March 9, 2006
Undergraduates from 2 Birmingham colleges arrested in nationally publicized crimes.
March 9, 2006
Last week, Rep. Ric Keller (R-Fla.) was named by the new chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon, to replace McKeon as head of the panel's Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, which is primarily responsible for dealing with higher education issues.
March 7, 2006
Monday's announcement that two private equity firms had agreed to pay $3.4 billion to buy Education Management Corp. means at least one thing: Some well-known and well-heeled financial folks decided that one of the country's most successful publicly held providers of for-profit higher education was a smart investment.
March 7, 2006
Unanimous court ruling in Pentagon case means colleges must grant full access to military recruiters or lose funds.
March 6, 2006
Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court says Solomon Amendment does not violate law schools' rights.
March 6, 2006
Federal scrutiny of governance is good, but law or regulation would be a mistake, guests tell Congressional aides.

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