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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December 7, 2016
Charles B. Reed, who led university systems in California and Florida with a mix of passion for students and political savvy from his prior career as a governor's chief of staff, died Tuesday.
December 6, 2016
Does a happy spouse make for a healthier you? In today’s Academic Minute, Michigan State University’s William Chopik finds out.
December 6, 2016
Today in the Academic Minute, William Chopik, assistant professor of psychology at Michigan State University, asks if a happy spouse makes for a healthier you. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 5, 2016
We all remember the slacker in our last group project. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Liverpool's Craig Thorley explains that slacking off isn’t the reason groups can fail to remember vital information.
December 5, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Craig Thorley, lecturer in psychology at the University of Liverpool, explains that slacking off isn’t the reason groups can fail to remember vital information. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 2, 2016
This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jill Sitnick, a technology strategist at Microsoft, about Sway, the company’s new mobile graphic presentation tool.
December 2, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features a discussion with Jill Sitnick, a technology strategist at Microsoft, about Sway, the company’s new mobile graphic presentation tool.
December 2, 2016
No one wants to become roadkill. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Southern California's Martin Krieger discusses how to stay out of the path of danger in the academic world.
December 2, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern California, discusses how to stay out of the path of danger in the academic world. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 1, 2016
Students don’t like putting away their cell phones -- even in class. In today's Academic Minute, Widener University's Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer discusses one way to get students thinking about how much they use their devices and how this could help the classroom over all.

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