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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July 30, 2007
In an interview and podcast, New York's attorney general assesses the genesis and impact of his student loan inquiry -- and suggests colleges face more scrutiny.
July 26, 2007
Sean T. Buffington, associate provost for arts and culture and director of cultural programs at Harvard University, in Massachusetts, has been named president of the University of the Arts, in Pennsylvania.Kristina M.
July 25, 2007
Higher Education Act bill that would reshape student loan programs passes 95-0. But some aid experts question how much major elements would really help students.
July 24, 2007
As Senate debates student aid measure, crackdown on illegal file sharing is softened and amendments fly on private loans and earmarks.
July 20, 2007
With backers of budget bill framing choice starkly, lawmakers reject measure that would have softened cuts to loan providers.
July 19, 2007
As Senate takes up massive student aid bill, close vote is expected on amendment that would ease cuts in subsidies for loan companies.
July 19, 2007
Proposals to punish colleges based on rate of tuition increase will hurt public colleges and spare many pricey institutions, study finds.
July 18, 2007
Congress takes up key bills for colleges and students, with action on student aid legislation looming in Senate.
July 17, 2007
Responding to scandal, U. of North Carolina tells all campuses to list at least 3 lenders. That's unfair to colleges in direct lending, advocates say.
July 16, 2007
Karen Hanson, dean of the Hutton Honors College and Rudy Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University at Bloomington, has been promoted to provost and executive vice president there.Ronald C.

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