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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December 28, 2007
Higher education's hopefulness for new influx of funds fades as Congress cedes to President Bush's wishes, passing spending bill that pulls many programs below 2007 levels.
December 21, 2007
As IRS releases new tax form for nonprofits, agency plans survey of how institutions compensate presidents, spend from endowments, and pay (or don't pay) unrelated business tax.
December 20, 2007
Deliberations of federal advisory panel on accreditation reveal rifts among members on role and rigor of quality assurance system.
December 19, 2007
The federal panel that advises the U.S. education secretary on accreditation began its biannual meeting in Washington Tuesday, fighting perceptions that it has overstepped its bounds and hoping to ward off Congressional legislation that would reshape its membership and limit its authority.
December 17, 2007
Economist's surveys suggest that profession's laissez faire system of fighting scholarly cheating fails if breaches don't get reported or punished.
December 14, 2007
As federal advisory panel prepares to review new crop of quality assurance agencies, a few signs suggest it may back down -- while others portend that U.S. pressure will intensify.
December 12, 2007
After months of silence on student loans, Cuomo announces another settlement, unveils new code of conduct, and warns Congress not to dally on Higher Education Act reforms.

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