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 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
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 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 17, 2015
Is cheaper food leading to a rise in obesity? In today's Academic Minute, Georgia State University's Charles Courtemanche explores this potential factor in the obesity debate.
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.
November 16, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS -- It is the job of universities with big-time sports programs -- not the National Collegiate Athletic Association -- to ensure that athletes are taking real courses and earning high-quality degrees, the NCAA's president told a roomful of public university presidents and other administrators Sunday.
November 16, 2015
The threat of rising sea levels has been in our national discussions. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Iowa's Russell L. Ciochon explains that this isn’t a new crisis.
November 13, 2015
Both racism and obesity are significant problems independent of one another. But in today's Academic Minute, Boston University's Yvette Cozier suggests these issues are intertwined in the lives of some African-American women.
November 12, 2015
Athletes from different cultures play the game for different reasons. In today's Academic Minute, Black Hills State University's Emilia Flint studies how athletes from group cultures differ from those of individual ones.
November 11, 2015
Do birds have a sense of smell? In today's Academic Minute, St. John Fisher College's Gregory Cunningham tells us that his research with penguins may turn the tide on this debate.

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