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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March 27, 2006
College groups take divergent approaches to lobbying as vote on the Higher Education Act nears.
March 23, 2006
SUNY Faculty Senate process offers an alternative to the “nuclear option” in clashes between presidents and professors.
March 23, 2006
The College Board issued a statement Wednesday clarifying the status of those students whose SAT scores were recorded incorrectly. Of the 495,000 students who took the SAT in October 2005, a total of 4,411 received higher scores as a result of the review. The statement said that Pearson Educational Measurement, which managed the flawed scanning process of the SAT, had adopted a series of changes to prevent future problems.
March 22, 2006
Proposed change in financing telecommunications for schools and low income areas could cost colleges big bucks.
March 22, 2006
James O. Freedman, who served as president of Dartmouth College and the University of Iowa and who was a highly respected and eloquent advocate for the liberal arts, died Tuesday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Dartmouth announced. Freedman was credited with strengthening the intellectual climate at Dartmouth and bolstering its finances and its reputation.
March 21, 2006
2 former House aides, including top Bush administration official, to return to lead education committee staff.
March 21, 2006
A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit that accused the University of California at Berkeley of unconstitutionally promoting one religious view over another through a Web site on evolution, the Associated Press reported.
March 20, 2006
Education Dept. tells Senate panel that despite concerns, surveys of students lead to addition of teams.
March 20, 2006
New law bars colleges from operating in the state without approval by agency recognized by U.S. government.
March 17, 2006
Senate backs $7 billion increase in funds available for education and health spending -- mainly to undo previous cuts.

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