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 25, 2006
Lawmakers insist that federal study of colleges' policies on illegal music downloading examine practices on individual campuses.
July 24, 2006
Study offers some unexpected insights into those who pursue a vocational curriculum in high school.
July 21, 2006
New lender seeks to shake up student loan market by lowering prices -- and impugning integrity of aid directors.
July 18, 2006
College leaders say U.S. panel's second draft still has significant flaws; critics fear softer tone could make it easier to ignore.
July 17, 2006
U.S. panel's second draft spanks colleges less and strokes them more. But major substantive changes are few.
July 12, 2006
Proportion of female undergraduates creeps ever higher -- but does not necessarily mean men are losing out, study suggests.
July 11, 2006
State college groups flesh out plan for members to make public a "bundle of information" about learning climate and student outcomes.
July 11, 2006
Education Department to create national R&D center on postsecondary education, with a focus on community colleges.

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