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 and USA Today, among other publications. 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 in Bethesda, Md.

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August 8, 2018
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Julia Winter, CEO and founder of Alchemie.
August 8, 2018
We like transparency from our business leaders, but what kind are we getting? In today's Academic Minute, SUNY Polytechnic's Robert Edgell discusses the different types of transparency and which are most helpful to organizations.
August 8, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Robert Edgell, associate professor of technology management at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, discusses the different types of transparency and which are most helpful to organizations. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 7, 2018
Our security measures may lead to insecurity for others. In today's Academic Minute, Ray Raymond of the State University of New York at Ulster examines how protectionism at home may lead to bigger troubles abroad.
August 7, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Ray Raymond, professor of government and history at the State University of New York Ulster, examines how protectionism at home may lead to bigger troubles abroad. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 6, 2018
Who was Howard Thurman? In today's Academic Minute, Emory University's David B. Gowler discusses Thurman’s influence beyond being an influence to Martin Luther King Jr.
August 6, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute: David Gowler, professor of religion at Emory University, discusses Howard Thurman’s impact beyond being an influence on Martin Luther King Jr. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 3, 2018
Irma Becerra, provost and chief academic officer at St. Thomas University, in Florida, has been chosen as president of Marymount University, in Virginia. Lori Mann Bruce, associate vice president and dean of the Graduate School at Mississippi State University, is now provost at Tennessee Tech University.
August 3, 2018
How do we ensure students get sexual education? In today's Academic Minute, part of American University Week, Rachel Robinson explores how two different communities did just that.
August 3, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of American University Week, Rachel Robinson, associate professor at the school of international service at American, explores how two different communities ensure students get sexual education. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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