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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September 7, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Vanessa Brown, senior lecturer in the school of art and design at Nottingham Trent University, explores why fashion models don't smile. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
September 6, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Frank McAndrew, professor of psychology at Knox College, details why the memories made during our formative years are so strong no matter how old we are.
September 5, 2016
Who was Rosie the Riveter? In today's Academic Minute, Seton Hall University's James Kimble explains why the person we thought was Rosie all along may not be the real thing.
September 4, 2016
High school memories never fade. In today's Academic Minute, Knox College's Frank McAndrew details why the memories made during our formative years are so strong no matter how old we are.
September 2, 2016
Analysis estimates public colleges would enroll up to 22 percent more students, mostly at open-enrollment institutions. A quarter of the gain would come at the expense of private colleges, particularly less selective ones.
September 2, 2016
Artificial intelligence could help you make healthier food choices. In today's Academic Minute, Robert Edgell of SUNY Polytechnic Institute details how AI can help keep you on the right dietary track.
September 2, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Robert Edgell, professor of technology management at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, details how artificial intelligence can help keep you on the right dietary track. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
September 1, 2016
The flow of communication in classrooms is faster than ever before. In today's Academic Minute, Black Hills State University's Mary Caton-Rosser explores what this means for students and professors as they adapt to a changing world.
September 1, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute: Mary Caton-Rosser, Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Black Hills State University, explores what this means for students and professors as they adapt to a changing world. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 31, 2016
This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Tony Orlando, CEO of DubLabs. In a discussion with Pulse host Rodney B. Murray, Orlando discusses Dublabs' mobile apps and how they can help colleges bolster student engagement and retention.

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