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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December 15, 2006
Study's finding that 20 percent of students with alternative loans do not borrow from federal government raises troubling questions.
December 15, 2006
Dawn Cartee, vice president for academic affairs at Southeastern Technical College, in Georgia, has been named president of Ogeechee Technical College, also in Georgia.Grant Cornwell, vice president of the university and dean of academic affairs at St.
December 14, 2006
Early numbers suggest students are receiving new federal grants, but officials on many campuses ask if aid is serving needy.
December 13, 2006
New Democratic approach to 2007 budget probably dooms boosts in science spending and Pell funds -- and wipes out earmarks.
December 13, 2006
By a vote of 62 to 1 Tuesday, the Faculty Senate at the University of Iowa voted no confidence in the state's Board of Regents, which has faced increasing criticism over its handling of the search for a president at the university.
December 11, 2006
At meeting of a regional accreditor, message of Spellings commission both resonates with and riles the rank and file.
December 11, 2006
109th Congress's final bill renews tax deduction for college expenses through 2007.
December 11, 2006
Dan Angel, Distinguished Professor of Higher Education Leadership and former president of Marshall University, in West Virginia, has been chosen as president of Golden Gate University, in California. Sharon K.
December 8, 2006
Appropriations for higher education rose in virtually all states, with only New Jersey and Montana showing declines.
December 6, 2006
Senate tax hearing dominated by expressions of support for need-based assistance -- and an innovative but controversial proposal.


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