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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May 4, 2015
How one gauges the scope and extent of the problem the United States has with postsecondary attainment and crafts possible solutions depends in large part on the data used to assess the situation, argues a report being released at an event in Washington today.
May 4, 2015
Pets are just like any other member of the family, and sometimes they need some specific health care as well. In today's Academic Minute, Marina D’Angelo of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, describes her work to treat canine osteoarthritis.
May 1, 2015
The term “communist” certainly has an associated stigma, especially in the United States. In today's Academic Minute, Bowdoin College's Kristen R. Ghodsee presents a historical account meant to counteract that negative association.
April 30, 2015
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360.
April 30, 2015
In this month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's podcast The Pulse, Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360, discusses Echo 360's Active Learning Platform and how the company has expanded beyond lecture capture.
April 30, 2015
Photographs can surely capture a visual depiction of a city, but is that enough? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Southern California's Martin H. Krieger discusses his urban tomography project.
April 30, 2015
Many internships require candidates to have specific skills to be considered, and while most internships are still aimed at undergraduate students, positions in the sciences and technology development are increasingly reserved for graduate students, a new report finds. The report, "No Experience Necessary? The State of American Internships 2015," was produced by the labor market analytics firm Burning Glass.
April 29, 2015
Andrea E. Chapdelaine, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Albright College, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed president of Hood College, in Maryland.
April 29, 2015
Brookings report rates several thousand two- and four-year colleges on graduates' economic outcomes, and by controlling for student traits, strives to measure the value the institutions themselves add.
April 29, 2015
Your recollection of a particular event might be exceptionally detailed and still completely inaccurate. In today's Academic Minute, Lafayette College's Jennifer Talarico explains her work to better understand how memory works.

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