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 4, 2015
Mathematics is a universally important topic. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Southern California's Martin H. Krieger provides a fascinating analysis of mathematics as the important field of research it is.
June 3, 2015
The end of time is a topic that has gripped philosophers, theologians and everyone in between. In today's Academic Minute, Ohio State University's Paul Matthew Sutter details the likely conclusion of our universe.
June 2, 2015
2U co-founder and CEO Chip Paucek joins Casey Green, moderator of the THIS WEEK @ INSIDE HIGHER ED podcasts, for a THIS WEEK Sponsor Postscript conversation about the changing landscape of online education and the essential characteristics of successful online programs.
June 2, 2015
A group representing the seven regional accrediting agencies has developed a common framework for assessing and approving competency-based education programs proposed by their member institutions. The Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions, known as C-RAC, released the framework for the emergent form of higher education program late Monday.
June 2, 2015
Ideally, sleep is a restful time that recharges our bodies and readies us for the coming day. In today's Academic Minute, though, the University of Minnesota's Michael Howell describes a sleep disorder characterized by intense physical motions.
June 1, 2015
The Texas Legislature gave final approval Sunday to a bill that would let Texans carry licensed concealed weapons on college campuses, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. The legislation is on its way to Governor Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it. The final version of the measure allows private institutions to opt out of the campus carry requirement and public universities to create “gun-free zones” on parts of their campuses.
June 1, 2015
Is fracking harmful to our planet or is it worth the economic boon it brings? In today's Academic Minute, Pennsylvania State University's Susan Brantley discusses her exploration of the water in areas where fracking occurs.
May 29, 2015
"Emerging Markets, Emerging Strategies" is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of print-on-demand publications. You can download a copy of the booklet free, here. And you can sign up here for a webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held on Tuesday, June 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern.
May 29, 2015
The future of the coastline depends on more than just sand and water. In today's Academic Minute, Dylan McNamara of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington explores the dynamics of coupled human-environmental systems and how they apply to coastal communities and property value.
May 29, 2015
Without explanation, accreditor of teacher training programs forces out its founding leader amid criticism from colleges and unions.

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