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, 2008
NCAA panel tables idea of subdividing Division III, citing results from survey of members. But the study revealed significant lingering tensions among the nearly 450 not-so-like-minded colleges.
April 10, 2008
Acknowledging little impact so far on students or colleges, Congressional committee takes first steps to help lenders and protect borrowers if capital markets constrict further.
April 9, 2008
New program from SUNY Press makes front-list, hardcover titles available simultaneously in electronic form at price it hopes students can afford.
April 7, 2008
Go ahead -- just try to find an instance in the last few years in which someone trying to make the case that going to college matters hasn't trotted out the statistic that the average college graduate earns a $1 million more over the course of a lifetime than a high school graduate does.
April 4, 2008
As another leading lender leaves the federal program, lawmakers propose mix of increased Pell Grants, raised limits on federal loans, and offer of U.S. support for lenders struggling to raise capital.
April 2, 2008
A federal appeals court on Tuesday required Iona College to defend itself against charges that it had discriminated against a former men's basketball coach in 2004 by firing him, in part, because he was married to a black woman. The U.S.

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