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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October 6, 2005
Billions would be provided to students and institutions hurt by Katrina and Rita.
October 4, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to admissions policy at the university's law school, 8 years after it was filed.
October 4, 2005
Judge gives Le Moyne broad latitude in challenge by dismissed graduate student who endorsed corporal punishment.
October 3, 2005
One publisher drops Harvard and Wharton from its list in spat over data and access to alumni and students.
September 30, 2005
Yektan Turkyilmaz, detained and tried in Armenia, on his experience and its implications for other academics.
September 30, 2005
Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.
September 29, 2005
Capping 10-day tour, community college chief asks comedian to ease up on jokes about the institutions.
September 29, 2005
A student's discussion of Jesus at convocation draws some complaints, but also support for his rights.
September 29, 2005
The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Wednesday upheld its decision last month to include the University of North Dakota on a list of institutions that face restrictions on participation in NCAA championships because they use nicknames deemed “hostile and abusive” to Native Americans.

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