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 30, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern California, explores the noises that permeate the neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 30, 2016
The "special master" hired by the U.S. Education Department to oversee the initial process of deciding which student loan borrowers should get relief from their debt because of institutional fraud issued his fourth and final report Wednesday. The report by Joseph A.
June 29, 2016
Cyberbullying is a giant concern in the internet age. In today's Academic Minute, Clemson University's Robin Kowalski examines how children with disabilities are especially vulnerable to these attacks.
June 29, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Robin Kowalski, professor of psychology at Clemson University, explores how children with disabilities are especially vulnerable to internet attacks. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 28, 2016
Workplace sexism isn’t always visible. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Melbourne's Victor Sojo discusses how frequent low-intensity events of sexism can be just as harsh as more flagrant events.
June 28, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton, a leading provider of adaptive learning software.
June 28, 2016
This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton.
June 27, 2016
In today's Academic Minute, Case Western Reserve University's Fred Butcher explores how treating trauma in children may be the best way to keep them from ending up in a jail cell in the future.
June 27, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Fred Butcher, research associate with the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University, explores how treating trauma in children may be the best way to keep them from ending up in a jail cell in the future. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
June 27, 2016
Glenn Arbery, interim president at Wyoming Catholic College, has been promoted to the job on a permanent basis. Marcia J. Ballinger, provost and vice president of academic and learner services at Lorain County Community College, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there.

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