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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August 22, 2006
Applying 2005 Supreme Court ruling, appeals panel says ex-sports official can sue Lafayette College under Title IX.
August 21, 2006
Education Dept. plan for rule making to examine commission's ideas suggests accreditation as particular target for changes.
August 18, 2006
Commenting on U.S. rules for 2 new student aid programs, college groups cite several major flaws.
August 17, 2006
Clifford Adelman, key Education Department analyst, to play same role for higher education think tank.
August 17, 2006
That was fast. Moving with surprising speed, the U.S. Education Department plans to announce Friday that it will hold a series of regional meetings with college officials and others this fall to discuss how it might use the federal rule making process to carry out some of recommendations of the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education.
August 16, 2006
University alters policy defining "acts of intolerance," partially settling lawsuit brought by students who say they were censored.
August 15, 2006
Accidental deaths of 2 college presidents raise issues of communication, management and succession.
August 14, 2006
Pennsylvania governor pushes institutions to give adult students more academic credit for knowledge earned in jobs.
August 11, 2006
All members of U.S. higher ed panel to sign its report -- except for the head of the main association of college presidents.
August 10, 2006
After 37 years at center of higher ed legal and regulatory world, Shelley Steinbach to leave college group for private law practice.

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