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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April 4, 2018
All sorts of new technologies are hitting the market to help students learn. Adaptive learning. Virtual reality. The osmosis pillow?
April 4, 2018
A platform to speed publication of digital humanities projects; "New Models for Educational Materials," and lessons learned from HASTAC.
April 4, 2018
The Open Educational Resources Degree Initiative established by Achieving the Dream has resulted in the creation of hundreds of new courses and dozens of degree pathways aimed at lowering students' costs and increasing their chances of earning credentials, the organization said in a news release.
April 4, 2018
Purdue's president and the head of the company that owns Kaplan's services provider offer a peek behind the scenes of a highly unusual arrangement.
April 4, 2018
Design matters. In today's Academic Minute, Clemson University's Anjali Joseph discusses how the design of the operating room could help your surgeon perform their job at the most crucial moments.
April 4, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Anjali Joseph, professor of architecture at Clemson University, discusses how the design of the operating room could help your surgeon perform their job at the most crucial moments. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 4, 2018
Len Jessup's clear intention to leave the presidency of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas stoked a controversy there -- and now he has the new job he's been searching for. Claremont Graduate University announced Tuesday that Jessup would become its new president. Board leaders described him as a "gifted administrator" and "practicing scholar."
April 3, 2018
Want to get involved in government? Look local. In today's Academic Minute, Hamline University's David Schultz explores local governments and how much influence people can have when thinking of their own communities.
April 3, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, David Schultz, professor of political science at Hamline University, explores local governments and how much influence people can have when thinking of their own communities. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 2, 2018
Inside Higher Ed  Names Greg Toppo and Marjorie Valbrun as Senior Editors Contact: Lauren Medway, vice president of marketing: lauren.medway@insidehighered.com

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