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 18, 2007
Lawmakers vote overwhelmingly to cut interest rate in half by 2011, but Republicans and Democrats spar over tactics and history. 
January 18, 2007
In dueling op-eds, faculty leaders and president at Oregon debate role of athletics in university's perceived academic deterioration.
January 17, 2007
Continuing push on learning outcomes, Education Department plans formal negotiation to consider changes in federal rules.
January 17, 2007
On eve of vote to cut interest rate, a role reversal: Republicans critique and Democrats defend bill.
January 16, 2007
Subsidy to bolster health of all high schoolers would do more than extra tuition aid to lift educational outcomes, study finds.
January 16, 2007
In new leader, lobbying group for for-profit institutions likely to choose someone who can work well with nonprofit sector.
January 15, 2007
Survey of incoming freshmen finds that female students have better study habits and read more than their male peers.
January 10, 2007
Congressional Democrats plan additional cuts to lender subsidies to pay for proposed reduction in student loan interest rate.


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