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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November 25, 2015
Jamienne Studley, the No. 2 higher ed official at the Education Department, will leave this month after a frenetic two and a half years.
November 24, 2015
American Indian College, which describes itself as the nation's only private college for Native American students, will teach out its 91 students and close its doors after having its accreditation withdrawn by the Higher Learning Commission, the Phoenix institution's president said Monday.
November 24, 2015
Music can be a great motivational tool … for good and bad. In today's Academic Minute, the City College of New York's Jonathan Pieslak explains how terrorists can use music to further their cause.
November 24, 2015
Mary Way Bolt, vice president for academic programs at Cecil College, in Maryland, has been promoted to president there. Patricia Breen, provost at Pacific Oaks College & Children's School, has been promoted to president there.
November 23, 2015
Looked at your cell phone bill recently? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Toronto's Matthew Osborne delves into the how and why of cell phone bill shock.
November 20, 2015
Are you a night owl? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Liverpool's Minna Lyons discusses some personality traits associated with those of us who stay up late.
November 20, 2015
Federal funding for university research and development in 2014 fell by 3.9 percent from the year before, with about two-thirds of that decrease attributable to the phaseout of federal stimulus funds, the National Science Foundation reported this week.
November 19, 2015
More than two years after the National Institutes of Health said it would sharply reduce the role of chimpanzees in its research efforts, the biomedical research agency went further Wednesday, announcing that it would close
November 19, 2015
Fossils are helping us uncover our ancestors’ migratory patterns. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Cincinnati's Ken Tankersley discusses his work discovering ancient specimens.
November 17, 2015
Nigel Clark, the George B. Berry Chair of Engineering and professor at West Virginia University's Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Sciences, has been named provost of WVU Institute of Technology and Tech and WVU's Beckley campus.

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