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

June 8, 2006
Emergency spending bill would create $50 million grant fund, but not proposed $200 million loan fund, for Katrina-damaged institutions.
June 7, 2006
Review of plagiarism charges against Wesley president was orchestrated by consultant who's a mentor to the accused.
June 6, 2006
In K-12 cases, Supreme Court seen as unlikely to undermine Michigan ruling, but new lineup is unpredictable.
June 5, 2006
Wesley trustees to let president keep job, as external panel says it can't determine who misappropriated work.
June 2, 2006
Presenting powerful new data, a researcher advocates "class based" affirmative action that credits students for overcoming backgrounds.
June 1, 2006
Ohio U. inquiry finds "rampant" academic misconduct by graduate students -- and holds professors accountable.
May 31, 2006
Supreme Court ruling narrows free speech rights of public employees -- but avoids question about relevance to higher education.


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