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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July 18, 2006
Charles Abasa-Nyarko, vice president of academic services at Gloucester County College, in New Jersey, has been appointed as vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer at Bunker Hill Community College.David Beyer, former president of Umpqua Community College, in Oregon, has been selected as president of Everett Community College, in Washington State.Karen Gross, professor of law at New York Law
July 17, 2006
U.S. panel's second draft spanks colleges less and strokes them more. But major substantive changes are few.
July 12, 2006
Proportion of female undergraduates creeps ever higher -- but does not necessarily mean men are losing out, study suggests.
July 11, 2006
State college groups flesh out plan for members to make public a "bundle of information" about learning climate and student outcomes.
July 11, 2006
Education Department to create national R&D center on postsecondary education, with a focus on community colleges.
July 10, 2006
New Jersey colleges get some funds back in final spending bill, but must absorb $150 million in cuts -- and capped tuition.
July 10, 2006
A biotechnology company has agreed to pay the University of Alabama System $25 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit, the company, Nektar Therapeutics, announced Friday. The university's trustees sued Nektar and Milton Harris, the founder of Nektar Alabama, in February, charging that Harris, a former professor at
July 7, 2006
Association reports decline in positive results for steroids, but increases in street drug and stimulant use.
July 7, 2006
Gov. Jon S. Corzine and New Jersey legislators said Thursday that they had reached a budget deal that would end the statewide shutdown that began Saturday. But college officials said late Thursday that they did not expect to find out until today how much of the nearly $300 million in proposed budget cuts to higher education the final agreement would restore.
July 6, 2006
List of questionable high schools expands to 25, and some highly visible sports prep schools remain under scrutiny.

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