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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May 18, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Ali Haghani, professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Maryland, determines if school bus routes could be made more efficient. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 17, 2017
In an interview, Robert Talbert discusses his book on the instructional approach and how college instructors can use it effectively.
May 17, 2017
New data from e-Literate show which LMSs are gaining ground (and which aren't).
May 17, 2017
We’ve seen and heard a lot of stories from WWII – but what about WWI? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Kansas' Lorie Vanchena looks back at the Great War and the literature that described it.
May 17, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Lorie Vanchena, associate professor in the department of Germanic languages and literatures at the University of Kansas, looks back at the Great War and the literature that described it. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 16, 2017
In this month’s edition of the Pulse podcast, host Rodney B. Murray lays out a technology-influenced scenario for the future of education.
May 16, 2017
This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast presents a scenario of a technology-enhanced future for education.
May 16, 2017
Are human beings a finished product? In today's Academic Minute, Rice University's Scott Solomon delves into gene flow and how globalization and mixed-race children could hold a key to our future.
May 16, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Scott Solomon, professor of biosciences at Rice University, delves into gene flow and how globalization and mixed-race children could hold a key to our future. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
May 15, 2017
May 16, 2017 -- "Challenges in Enrollment" is a print-on-demand collection of articles, the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series. The booklet can be downloaded, free, here. On Thursday, June 8, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webinar to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view a recording of the webinar here.

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