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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January 9, 2008
Wallace L. Daniel, Ralph L. and Bessie Mae Lynn professor of history and former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor University, in Texas, has been appointed provost of Mercer University, in Georgia.Donald S.
January 8, 2008
In era of million-dollar campus CEO's, small college group urges focus on "fit" between leaders' personal "call" and the mission of their institutions.
January 7, 2008
Presidents of liberal arts colleges see threat in elite institutions' embrace of non-need-based financial aid, but say outcomes push may give them an edge.
January 4, 2008
Celia Barberena, vice president for student services at Hartnell College, in California, has been chosen as president of Chabot College, part of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, also in California.Bethami A.
January 2, 2008
Richard H. Dorman, vice president for institutional advancement at Otterbein College, in Ohio, has been selected as president of Westminster College, in Pennsylvania.Gary D. Forsee, former chairman and chief executive officer of Sprint Nextel Corp., has been named president of the University of Missouri System.
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 20, 2007
Patrick Allen, provost at Southern Nazarene University, in Oklahoma, has been appointed provost of George Fox University, in Oregon.Sheri Noren Everts, interim senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at Illinois State University.John Frederick, former executive vice pres
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.


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