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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May 1, 2006
As NCAA issues final rulings on Native American mascots, at least one unhappy college threatens legal action.
April 28, 2006
Presidents also approve review of why baseball players are struggling academically.
April 28, 2006
Given some of its recent publicity, this might not have been the best time for Duke University to announce that it was altering a highly popular student benefit. But Duke's plan to stop giving students free iPods through its path-setting Duke Digital Initiative and to instead lend them or sell them the devices for a highly subsidized $99 has even struck most students as a logical next step in the maturation of the educational technology program.
April 27, 2006
NCAA punishes men's basketball program for former coaches' excessive telephone calls to would-be players.
April 26, 2006
National Academy of Sciences elects new members; number of female scientists at several-year low.
April 25, 2006
Audit finds that dozens of top administrators received benefits awarded without needed okay by regents.
April 25, 2006
After professor threatens to sue official, university says it will take stronger steps to deter smoking outside buildings.
April 21, 2006
Group seeks to force ABA to change standard requiring tenure or similar protection for clinical professors and librarians.

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