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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May 14, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Elizabeth Kiester, assistant professor of sociology at Albright College, looks into the intersection of religion and policy on attitudes toward LGBTQ rights. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 11, 2018
DNA tests are becoming more popular in our culture. In today's Academic Minute, West Chester University's Bessie Lawton explores why the results don’t always match the story we believe about ourselves.
May 11, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Bessie Lawton, associate professor of communication studies at West Chester University, explores why the results of DNA tests don’t always match the story we believe about ourselves. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 11, 2018
It's a Friday at or near the end of the semester. Take an extra couple minutes for yourself today and play Inside Higher Ed's Cartoon Caption Contest.
May 10, 2018
The interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a reorganization Wednesday that will eliminate the separate arm that focused on the interests of students and other young Americans. The Office of Students and Young Consumers had actively and aggressively policed the student loan industry and monitored credit card companies and other financial institutions that serve -- or target -- college students and other young people.
May 10, 2018
William J. Behre, provost at Georgian Court University, in New Jersey, has been selected as president of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. John Caron, associate dean of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, in Maryland, has been named provost at Endicott College, in Massachusetts.
May 10, 2018
We’re still learning about the cities buried by Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Indianapolis's Christopher Schmidt explores the people of one of these cities and how we’re learning about them from their teeth.
May 10, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Christopher Schmidt, professor in the department of anthropology at the University of Indianapolis, explores what we're learning about the people of the cities buried by Mount Vesuvius centuries ago -- from their teeth. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 9, 2018
“Promoting Student Success” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.
May 9, 2018
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