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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April 11, 2016
You could be sharing your doctor during your next visit. In today's Academic Minute, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's Scott Glassman details how shared medical appointments are having positive effects for patients.
April 11, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Scott Glassman, clinical assistant professor in the department of psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, details how shared medical appointments are having positive effects for patients. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 8, 2016
New volume of research examines various aspects of higher education performance, going well beyond labor market outcomes to include academic quality and socioeconomic equity.
April 8, 2016
Programs that bring computers into the classroom are helping to eliminate the digital divide. In today's Academic Minute, Winthrop University's Marshall Jones examines the positives and negatives of such programs.
April 8, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Marshall Jones, professor and senior director of learning technologies and graduate studies at Winthrop University, examines the positives and negatives of programs that bring computers into classrooms.
April 7, 2016
Mark O'Connell, interim president of Kellogg Community College, in Michigan, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Mary A. Papazian, president of Southern Connecticut State University, has been chosen as president of San Jose State University, in California.
April 7, 2016
While the West is drying out, the Northeastern U.S. is getting wetter. In today's Academic Minute, Worcester State University's Tim Cook explores the effects of a wetter climate in that region.
April 7, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Tim Cook, assistant professor in the department of earth environment and physics at Worcester State University, explores the effects of a wetter climate in the Northeast. Find out more about the Academic Minute here.
April 6, 2016
Gerrymandering is a big topic again this election season, but what about gendermandering? In today's Academic Minute, Baldwin Wallace University's Barbara Palmer details how a gerrymandered district might decide which sex is elected as well as which party.
April 6, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute: Barbara Palmer, professor of political science at Baldwin Wallace University, details how a gerrymandered district might decide which sex is elected as well as which party. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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