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.

To reach this person, click here.

Most Recent Articles

October 27, 2005
They argued about numbers. They debated definitions. They challenged each other's "facts."
October 26, 2005
Amid latest steps in this year's complex budget battle, college leaders go on the offensive.
October 26, 2005
GAO study, which Republicans hoped would condemn direct lending program, doesn't.
October 25, 2005
At Educause meeting, James Hilton catalogs the threats and opportunities that technology presents for higher education.
October 24, 2005
U.S. appeals court's ruling in recruiting incentives case would make individual suits against colleges easier.
October 21, 2005
University will offer lectures and sports free to alums and the public, and course content to students, through Apple's music store.
October 21, 2005
The National Collegiate Athletic Association declared Thursday that it had rejected Bradley University’s appeal to be dropped from a list of institutions deemed to have “hostile” or “abusive” Native American nicknames or mascots, in a ruling that spells trouble for the rest of the 15 institutions that remain on the NCAA’s list. Bradley's teams are known as the Braves.
October 20, 2005
Institutionally, most colleges have, in one way or another, embraced the use of technology in how they educate their students. Four in five colleges and universities use some form of content management system, and educational technologists are no longer unusual creatures on their campuses.
October 19, 2005
Education committee's bill to cut deficit and extend Higher Ed Act would provide extra $2.5 billion to new grant programs.

Pages

Back to Top