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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July 5, 2005
George Washington U. contests results of part-timers' vote to unionize, provoking outcry from adjuncts.
July 1, 2005
U.S. House rejects amendment that would have undermined year-old Treasury Department rules.
July 1, 2005
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June 30, 2005
NEH would receive $143 million and NEA $131 million in 2006, up $5 million each.
June 30, 2005
Federal appeals court rules that Penn official can be sued for comments made during university's grievance process.
June 30, 2005
Agencies should push for more and better information on completion and job placement rates, consumer group says.
June 29, 2005
Amid the torrent of reports and calls to arms about the dangers of growing student loan debt comes a study suggesting that things might not be quite as bad as they seem.

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