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

January 12, 2006
Momentum to enact key legislation may be undercut by budget measure and political climate on Capitol Hill.
January 11, 2006
Texas oilman donates $165 million for athletics facilities -- the biggest gift in college sports history.
January 10, 2006
Supreme Court lets stand ruling favoring public university's policy on blocking unsolicited e-mail messages.
January 6, 2006
U.S. study finds expansion is greater among instructors than administrators.
January 5, 2006
Over the past decade and a half, the number and proportion of college students opting not to reveal their race when asked have shot up, to 5.9 percent of all students in 2001 from 3.2 percent a decade earlier. The increases have raised two major questions: Who are these students, and why are they declining to identify themselves? The answers have implications for college officials and policy makers on a wide range of issues, including affirmative action and student life.
December 30, 2005
MLA delegates take stands against Academic Bill of Rights but moderate their views a bit for public consumption.
December 28, 2005
As alleged 'diploma mill' closes, association plans review of nontraditional schools and other issues at secondary level.
December 22, 2005
A tumultuous day may only delay passage of budget and other bills that college groups generally dislike.
December 20, 2005
75% of Division I teams perform better under NCAA's reconfigured graduation statistic than under the federal rate.


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