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 20, 2008
Ronald Champagne, interim president of Shimer College, in Illinois, has been named president of Merrimack College, in Massachusetts.David Eastwood, chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, has been appointed as vice chancellor of the University of Birmingham, in Britain.
June 20, 2008
There's never enough money, it seems. Virtually every spring and summer, as Congress begins to allocate federal funds for the next fiscal year, lawmakers face some of their most vexing dilemmas in the bill that appropriates funds for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, which provides the bulk of federal domestic spending.
June 19, 2008
The association's rule enforcers increasingly compel colleges to forfeit their past victories and championships, much to their consternation.
June 18, 2008
At meeting of athletics reform group, NCAA officials say they strive to balance penalties and encouragement in new academic regime and traditional enforcement process.
June 16, 2008
Much has been made of the need to improve access to higher education for students from low-income backgrounds and those who are part of the first generation in their families to attend college. But the many recent initiatives by colleges to increase their recruitment of and financial aid for such students will only truly succeed if the traditionally underrepresented students thrive academically once they're there. New data compiled by the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education suggest that on that count, the picture is not good.
June 13, 2008
Linda P. Brady, senior vice president and provost at the University of Oregon, has been named chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.George E. Cooper, deputy administrator for Science and Education Resources Development at the U.S.
June 12, 2008
Investor's bid to bail out a financially ailing business institution in the Ohio city offers hope but also carries risks -- arguably for all involved.
June 12, 2008
As campuses begin to experience an influx of former military service members, an innovative program offers a blueprint for helping them make the transition and succeed in college, writes Rose Sachs.
June 10, 2008
Gathering of state and university leaders crafts vision calling for funding general education over research, discouraging ‘mission creep,’ and strengthening state coordination.
June 6, 2008
Stephen W. Director, provost at Drexel University, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Northeastern University.Timothy J. Greene, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there.Jamie C.

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