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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November 4, 2005
Legislation to cut billions in mandatory spending advanced in both chambers.
November 2, 2005
Do professors at state colleges have different speech protections from other public employees? A court says No.
November 1, 2005
One former grad student's charges have prompted some changes -- insufficient, he says -- at an engineering college.
October 31, 2005
A new report warns that declining funds for physics and engineering puts more than the U.S.'s economic status at risk.
October 28, 2005
The National Collegiate Athletic Association plans to provide up to $7 million a year to member colleges whose athletes perform well in the classroom and another $3 million annually to help institutions improve the academic success of their athletes, association officials said Thursday.
October 28, 2005
In lean year for colleges, measure would sustain key programs but provide few increases beyond biomedical research.
October 27, 2005
They argued about numbers. They debated definitions. They challenged each other's "facts."
October 26, 2005
Amid latest steps in this year's complex budget battle, college leaders go on the offensive.

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