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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April 19, 2007
Education Dept. offers compromise on measuring learning outcomes, but colleges say plan would still "federalize" accreditation.
April 18, 2007
Spellings announces move in letter that defends Education Department oversight, drawing Congressional rebuke.
April 18, 2007
Contingent labor is here to stay, Bob Zemsky argues, but instead of organizing, part timers should incorporate.
April 17, 2007
Deal would put student loan giant into private hands, raising questions in Congress as lender scandal expands.
April 16, 2007
As charges escalate, the ultimate hammer -- cuts to U.S. subsidies -- appear in the offing. Sallie Mae reportedly will be sold for $25B.
April 12, 2007
As Congress's student loan inquiry expands, Sallie Mae settles with New York attorney general, but is "pleased" with outcome.
April 11, 2007
Terry A. Calaway, president of Central Arizona College, has been chosen as president of Johnson County Community College, in Kansas.Sue DeWine, provost of Marietta College, in Ohio, has been selected as president of Hanover College, in Indiana.Rev.
April 10, 2007
Female athlete's lawsuit against North Carolina women's soccer icon deserves jury hearing, U.S. appeals court rules.
April 6, 2007
June R. Aprille, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Richmond, in Virginia, has been named provost at Washington and Lee University, also in Virginia.David Heath, vice president and dean of academic affairs at New England College of Optometry, has been selected as president of the State University of New York College of Optometry.Judy C.
April 6, 2007
Technical education group offers work force-focused recommendations for improving higher education.

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