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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August 10, 2016
Linda Katehi, whose chancellorship at the University of California, Davis, has been clouded by charges of nepotism and misuse of student fees, resigned Tuesday after the completion of an investigation by the UC system, the Los Angeles Times reported.
August 10, 2016
Exercising may also help you in ways you can’t see. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Missouri's Victoria Vieira-Potter explores why exercise helps inside your gut.
August 10, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Victoria Vieira-Potter, assistant professor of nutrition and exercise physiology in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri, discusses why exercise helps inside your gut. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 10, 2016
An Education Department review of Ashford University's compliance with federal financial aid rules has resulted in a fine of $137,695 for a handful of violations, Bridgepoint Education, which owns Ashford, announced Tuesday. The review, initiated in 2014, found that Ashford had awarded financial aid in excess of some students' need, and disbursed more loan funds than the maximum allowed.
August 9, 2016
Dana Cook Baer, interim provost and professor of criminal justice at Waynesburg University, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost on a permanent basis.
August 9, 2016
Is grit overrated? In today's Academic Minute, Iowa State University's Marcus Crede explains why this secret of success may not be all it’s cracked up to be.
August 9, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Marcus Crede, assistant professor of psychology at Iowa State University, explains why this secret of success may not be all it’s cracked up to be. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 8, 2016
Is commercialism affecting the spirit of the Olympic Games? In today's Academic Minute, Morningside College's Heather Reid discusses this issue.
August 8, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Heather Reid, professor and scholar of the philosophy of sport at Morningside College, discusses whether commercialism is affecting the spirit of the Olympic Games. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 5, 2016
Are we entering a new age? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Leicester's Jan Zalasiewicz delves into the Anthropocene.

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