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 with his family in Bethesda, Md.

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June 3, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern California, sheds light on the life of academics when they’re not standing at the front of the classroom. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 3, 2016
Jeffrey Bauer, acting provost at Shawnee State University, in Ohio, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there. Jaimie Hebert, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Sam Houston State University, has been named president of Georgia Southern University.
June 2, 2016
Arizona Board of Regents probably violated First Amendment rights of state's student association when it stopped collecting fees for the group, U.S. appeals court rules.
June 2, 2016
Could a cooldown be coming to Europe? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Rhode Island's Jaime Palter determines whether climate change is slowing the ocean currents that bring heat to the continent.
June 2, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Jaime Palter, assistant professor in the graduate school of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, determines whether climate change is slowing the ocean currents that bring heat to Europe. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 1, 2016
Your brain’s janitor may get worse as you age. In today's Academic Minute, Oregon Health and Science University's Jeff Iliff discusses how the brain’s cleaning process may be hindered as we get older, and could trigger diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
June 1, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute: Jeff Iliff, an assistant professor and vice chair for research in the department of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, discusses how the brain’s cleaning process may be hindered as we get older, and could be a trigger for diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 1, 2016
Private student loans could function more effectively -- and be a more useful tool for helping students pay for postsecondary education -- if lenders made them using criteria such as institutional quality and the likely return on a student's investment rather than credit scores and co-signers, the authors of a new report from the American Enterprise Institute argue.
June 1, 2016
Dowling College on Tuesday joined the ranks of small independent institutions that could not overcome economic downturns, demographic changes, and some questionable management. The private college on Long Island announced its immediate closure after a last-ditch effort to form an alliance with another college apparently failed. The institution has had 7 leaders in 12 years, and its enrollment had fallen by more than half (to about 2,000) since 2009.
May 31, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute: Also, if you missed Monday's Academic Minute, on how improving lifestyle behaviors in HIV patients could help mitigate the risk of these diseases, please click here. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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