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 29, 2007
Lamar Alexander, himself a former education secretary, vows legislation if department overreaches on accreditation.
May 25, 2007
Ann Liners Brett, executive dean of health sciences and public services at Moraine Park Technical College, in Wisconsin, has been selected as president at Cox College of Nursing and Health Sciences, in Missouri.France A. Córdova, chancellor of the University of California at Riverside, has been named president of Purdue University.Eugene J.
May 25, 2007
State higher ed leaders endorse aims of federal rule making process, but discourage use of regulation to achieve them.
May 24, 2007
U.S. plan would strip teaching hospitals and medical schools of $1.8 billion in federal matching money for graduate medical education.
May 23, 2007
The White House and the Education Department announced late Tuesday that President Bush has nominated Diane Auer Jones, a seasoned Washington policy expert with significant campus experience, to be assistant secretary for postsecondary education, the department's primary higher education job.
May 23, 2007
Weeks after Sallie Mae announced the proposed sale of the company to a consortium of private equity firms and banks, the student loan giant continued a governance overhaul, announcing that its chief executive officer, Tim Fitzpatrick, would resign.
May 23, 2007
Kim Bottomly, deputy provost for science, technology and faculty development at Yale University, has been named president of Wellesley College.David L.
May 22, 2007
Officials at Columbia and Johns Hopkins lose their jobs in fallout from student loan scandal.
May 22, 2007
Federal appeals panel vacates lower court's ruling that medical residents (and their institutions) must pay Social Security taxes.
May 18, 2007
In compromise, Saint Louis U. administrators soften aggressive plan to take control of student newspaper.


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