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 6, 2007
Quality of life and influence in the institution matter most to chief financial officers -- far more than pay, survey finds.
July 3, 2007
In New York, state's highest court upholds word change that gives university system more authority and counties a little less.
June 29, 2007
Education secretary upholds limited recognition of law school accreditor, but reinstates scrutiny of its standard on admissions diversity.
June 29, 2007
Mary Beadle, dean of the graduate school at John Carroll University, in Ohio, has been named provost at Assumption College, in Massachusetts.John E. Christensen, interim chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been awarded the job on a permanent basis.J.
June 28, 2007
New IRS guidelines ease limits on federally sponsored research that institutions can conduct in facilities built with tax-exempt bonds.
June 28, 2007
As Congress weighs price-based auction, lenders and industry critics debate whether the approach would help or hurt students.
June 26, 2007
State and private college groups unveil plans for public release of data on tuition, graduation and -- in some cases -- student learning.
June 25, 2007
Next time, if an unhinged student chooses a campus in Las Vegas or Reno instead of Blacksburg, Va., Stavros Anthony wants Nevada’s colleges and universities to be prepared. After April's shootings at Virginia Tech, the Las Vegas police captain and member of the Nevada Board of Regents proposed that the Nevada System of Higher Education protect itself against a similar attack, in part, by enabling faculty and staff members to become reserve police officers.
June 22, 2007
Approving spending bill for NIH and education programs, Senate panel aims to expand the research through a date change.
June 21, 2007
Looking around the crowded Senate hearing room Wednesday, it was relatively easy, at first glance, to sort out the winners and losers as the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved a package of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act.


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