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 27, 2005
Foundation selects University of Chicago's Don Randel to succeed William Bowen as its president.
July 26, 2005
Study finds National Science Foundation programs have made a difference, but urges focus on community colleges.
July 25, 2005
House Higher Ed Act legislation has something for everyone to like and dislike.
July 22, 2005
House panel votes to impose cuts on lenders but makes advocates for students unhappy, too.
July 21, 2005
In wide-ranging session, House committee confronts Horowitz, Title IX and 'anti-American activity.'
July 20, 2005
A third of Division I colleges vote to override plan to boost scholarship increases in four women's sports.
July 20, 2005
Agency finds Career Education campus violated law and restricts its ability to operate in the state.

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