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 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
Gail Hackett, university vice provost and dean of University College at Arizona State University, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.Michele Haney, president of Morgan Community College, in Colorado, has been appointed president of Red Rocks Community College, also in Colorado.Paul McCarthy, president of Prairie State College, in Illinois
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.
December 11, 2007
Federal student aid panel invites ideas for strengthening community colleges' role in ratcheting up number of four-year-degree recipients.
December 11, 2007
Jane K. Fernandes, senior fellow at the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity & Inclusion Institute and former provost of Gallaudet University, in Washington, D.C., has been chosen as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.V.
December 7, 2007
For-profit higher education providers close out a year marked by rising stock prices, growing enrollments, and easing of regulatory problems -- though challenges remain.
December 6, 2007
Ending six-year ordeal, U. of Colorado agrees to pay $2.85 million to two former female students who alleged that they were gang raped at a party for football recruits.
December 6, 2007
Daniel Barwick challenges the assumption that small is always best in the college classroom.
December 5, 2007
Lenders say federal budget numbers now show that the guaranteed loan program costs the government less than direct lending. Should that change the equation?

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