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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Most Recent Articles

December 1, 2006
With "unit records" database in doubt, Education Department explores huge expansion of core system for tracking colleges and students.
November 30, 2006
Participants in Education Dept. accreditation forum agree, to an extent, on need for common measures of learning.
November 29, 2006
64 teams -- more than half of Division I-A squads -- will share $225 million from 32 games this holiday season.
November 28, 2006
Report from panel of state lawmakers, the latest to critique American higher education, points the finger in an unusual direction: inward.
November 22, 2006
Association postpones planned meeting on college sports research, citing inadequate quality of the papers, not their critical nature.
November 21, 2006
Study gives 32 universities grades of D or F on enrolling and educating minority and needy students -- but some doubt its premises.
November 20, 2006
It is unlikely to quiet the burgeoning cries of alarm about a perceived crisis in American scientific competitiveness. But a new report from the National Science Foundation offers some evidence both of progress and of continued problems.
November 17, 2006
Finance Committee plans hearing -- but on link between tax breaks and rising tuition, not college  governance or pay.
November 16, 2006
Higher ed company seeks to shed 13 campuses, most of which lose money and/or draw scrutiny.
November 15, 2006
Education Dept.'s fuzzy agenda for carrying out commission's work begins with review of higher ed's system of self-regulation.

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