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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February 5, 2018
Can liberal education from U.S. universities thrive under restrictive regimes? In today's Academic Minute, part of Lafayette College Week, Neha Vora explores whether Education City in Qatar can have a real effect on its students.
February 5, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Lafayette College Week, Neha Vora, an associate professor of anthropology at Lafayette, explores whether Education City in Qatar can have a real effect on its students. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 2, 2018
Jerryl Briggs, acting president and former executive vice president and chief operating officer at Mississippi Valley State University, has been named president on a permanent basis. Cynthia K. Larive, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.
February 2, 2018
Hollywood has a diversity problem. In today's Academic Minute, Scripps College's Roberto Pedace examines the reasons behind the lack of female and minority lead characters in films.
February 2, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission has placed Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago on probation, citing financial troubles that threaten to undermine its educational programs.
February 2, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Roberto Pedace, professor of economics at Scripps College, examines the reasons behind the lack of female and minority lead characters in films. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 1, 2018
Our physical activity guidelines are getting a rewrite. In today's Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Michael LaMonte discusses these new rules, especially for older adults.
February 1, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Michael LaMonte, research associate professor in the department of epidemiology and environmental health at the University at Buffalo, discusses changing physical activity guidelines, especially for older adults. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
January 31, 2018
Delaware Technical Community College has selected D2L's Brightspace learning management system to deliver its online and blended instruction, the company announced. D2L said Delaware Tech had migrated away from Blackboard Learn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
January 31, 2018
Blackboard announced Tuesday that it will make VitalSource's Inclusive Access model of digital curricular materials available through its learning management systems. Under the expanded arrangement between Blackboard and VitalSource, the latter's catalog of digital textbooks and other materials (as well as its analytic dashboards) will be delivered through Blackboard Learn and Moodlerooms.

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