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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January 9, 2017
The U.S. base at Guantánamo Bay remains controversial. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Miami's Christina Frohock discusses the base from a legal perspective.
January 9, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Christina Frohock, professor of legal writing at the University of Miami School of Law, discusses the U.S. base at Guantánamo from a legal perspective. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 6, 2017
Social justice concerns have been ever-present in the news. In today's Academic Minute, Louisiana State University's Lori Martin discusses the issues that continue to divide the country.
January 6, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Lori Martin, associate professor in the department of sociology and African-American studies at Louisiana State University, discusses the issues that continue to divide the country. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 6, 2017
A state audit found that several Missouri universities took advantage of ambiguous rules governing the state's performance-based funding system to derive more money by changing the benchmarks used to measure them, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The audit said the program's rules need to be clarified but did not blame the universities for taking advantage of the situation.
January 5, 2017
This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with A.W. (Tony) Bates, distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University and CEO of Tony Bates Associates.
January 5, 2017
We hear about the next big earthquake, but what about the one that already happened? In today's Academic Minute, Seton Hall University's Mark Molesky delves into a tremor of the past.
January 5, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Mark Molesky, associate professor in the department of history at Seton Hall University, delves into a tremor of the past. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 4, 2017
This month's episode of The Pulse features an interview with Tony Bates, distinguished visiting professor at Ryerson University and CEO of Tony Bates Associates.
January 4, 2017
The page may have turned on the calendar, but it's not too late to submit a caption for our December Cartoon Caption Contest.

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