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 in Bethesda, Md.

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April 19, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Mesut Akdere, associate professor in the department of technology leadership and innovation at Purdue, examines whether virtual reality can make you more open to other people. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 18, 2018
Survey of deans and provosts finds student success is the primary goal -- and technology the dominant method -- of their institutions' experimentation with new approaches.
April 18, 2018
The following developments received coverage in Inside Higher Ed this week:
April 18, 2018
To help future employers manage a global work force, start with students. In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Pamala Morris examines how teaching students strong intercultural skills can help them bridge gaps in their future careers.
April 18, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Pamala Morris, a professor of youth development and agriculture education, examines how teaching students strong intercultural skills can help them bridge gaps in their future careers. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 17, 2018
Philip Acree Cavalier, provost of Lyon College, in Arkansas, has been appointed provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Domenico Grasso, provost and chief academic officer at the University of Delaware, has been selected as chancellor of the University of Michigan at Dearborn.
April 17, 2018
Several academics were among the winners of the arts and letters Pulitzer Prizes announced Monday.
April 17, 2018
Can you increase your empathy? In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Monica Miller explores whether you're born with it or if it’s an ability you can learn.
April 17, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Monica Miller, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, explores whether you're born with empathy or if it’s an ability you can learn. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
April 16, 2018
Studying abroad can help broaden a student’s mind. In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Mary Pilotte explores how problem solving in a different culture can help students apply what they’ve learned to their studies.

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