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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August 10, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Bruce Y. Lee, associate professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, explores why physical inactivity is something everyone should be paying attention to. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 10, 2017
Today’s kids are not getting enough physical activity. In today's Academic Minute, Johns Hopkins University's Bruce Y. Lee explores why this is something everyone should be paying attention to.
August 10, 2017
Christopher Ames, provost at Shepherd University, in West Virginia, has been selected as president at the Sage Colleges, in New York. Donald R. Boomgaarden, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Scranton, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of St. Joseph's College, in New York.
August 9, 2017
"New Directions in Online Education" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed. The print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here, free.
August 9, 2017
Abusive bosses can have many harmful effects on a company. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Dayton's Christian Kiewitz discusses how a vicious cycle can damage the workplace.
August 9, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Christian Kiewitz, professor in management at the University of Dayton, discusses how a vicious cycle can damage the workplace. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 8, 2017
Century Foundation cautions that nature of public university deals with online program managers could undermine the institutions’ financial stability and their students’ data.
August 8, 2017
Why have we failed to stop recent terrorist attacks around the world? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Maryland's Gary LaFree examines this question.
August 8, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Gary LaFree, professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Maryland, asks why we have failed to stop terror attacks around the world. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 7, 2017
Muscle decay happens to the best of us as we age, but what if we could delay the inevitable? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Rochester's Joseph Chakkalakal looks into a possible new treatment to keep us stronger, longer.

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