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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March 29, 2017
Is eating red meat bad for you? In today's Academic Minute, Purdue University's Wayne Campbell delves into this question.
March 29, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Wayne Campbell, professor of nutrition science at Purdue University, examines whether eating red meat is bad for you. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 28, 2017
Get up and move. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Dayton's Kimberly Bigelow explains why being active can help older adults live better and avoid falls.
March 28, 2017
Survey of campus employees finds professors focus on saving for retirement and doubt their financial literacy; administrative staff worry more about the near term.
March 28, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Kimberly Bigelow, associate professor in the bioengineering graduate program at the University of Dayton, explains why being active can help older adults live better and avoid falls. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 27, 2017
Does observing fear in others change your brain? In today's Academic Minute, Virginia Tech's Alexei Morozov determines the answer.
March 27, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Alexei Morozov, assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, explores whether observing fear in others changes one's brain. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
March 24, 2017
Lorrie Clemo, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York College at Oswego, has been selected as president of D'Youville College, also in New York.
March 24, 2017
Concussions are becoming a serious medical issue in athletics. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Dayton's Susan Davies explores these injuries off the field and in the classroom.
March 24, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Susan Davies, associate professor of school psychology at the University of Dayton, explores the impact of concussions off the field. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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