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 29, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Abraham Palmer, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, examines if a tendency for loneliness can be found in your genes. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 28, 2016
How is your exercise routine? In today's Academic Minute, Iowa State University's Alison Phillips examines a way to make a new habit stick.
November 28, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Alison Phillips, assistant professor of psychology at Iowa State University, examines a way to make a new habit -- like a new exercise routine -- stick. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 25, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Philip Watkins, professor in the college of social sciences at Eastern Washington University, explores how gratitude exercises can help strength your sense of well-being. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.  
November 23, 2016
James N. Baldwin, executive vice president and acting president at Excelsior College, in New York, has been appointed president on a permanent basis. Keith Carver, executive assistant to the president of the University of Tennessee System, has been selected as chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin.
November 23, 2016
Are we thankful for the earth? In today's Academic Minute, Siena College's Raymond Boisvert examines whether we do enough to give back to the planet that gives us life.
November 23, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Raymond Boisvert, professor of philosophy at Siena College, explores whether we do enough to give back to the planet that gives us life. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 22, 2016
The holidays are a stressful time. In today's Academic Minute, Black Hills State University's Nathan Deichert asserts that gratitude can help manage some of that anxiety.
November 22, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Nathan Deichert, assistant professor of psychology at Black Hills State University, says that gratitude can help manage some of the anxiety that surrounds the holidays. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
November 21, 2016
How do we learn to value the things we already have? In today's Academic Minute, Denison University's Laura Russell discusses gratitude.

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