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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June 10, 2016
Craig Barton, professor of architecture and urban design and director of the Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, has been chosen to be provost and senior vice president of academic affairs the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Illinois.
June 10, 2016
A U.S. House of Representatives panel held a highly partisan hearing Thursday about the impact that the Obama administration's proposed new rules governing overtime pay would have on colleges and other nonprofit organizations.
June 10, 2016
The full Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved legislation that would reinstate year-round Pell Grants for low-income students and provide a $2 billion boost for the National Institutes of Health.
June 9, 2016
Everyone has a smartphone these days, but the media is still looking for the best way to reach them. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Florida’s Sylvia Chan-Olmsted determines that bite-size amounts of information may be the best way to hook readers.
June 9, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, professor in the department of telecommunication at the University of Florida, determines that bite-size amounts of information may be the best way to hook readers. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 9, 2016
Dowling College said on Wednesday that it is exploring a partnership with an international network of institutions that may allow it to stay in business, one week after announcing that it would shut its doors because of financial problems.
June 8, 2016
Improving our understanding of matter could lead to new technologies. In today's Academic Minute, the University of California at Santa Barbara's David Weld discusses how getting a solid out of equilibrium could bring us big benefits in the future.
June 8, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, David Weld, assistant professor of physics at the University of California at Santa Barbara, discusses how getting a solid out of equilibrium could bring us big benefits in the future. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 7, 2016
Is protection against the herpes virus on the way? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Illinois's Deepak Shukla explores how nanoparticles could be the answer to ridding ourselves of this disease.
June 7, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Deepak Shukla, professor of ophthalmology and microbiology and immunology at the University of Illinois's Chicago College of Medicine, explores how nanoparticles could be the answer to ridding ourselves of the herpes virus. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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