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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Most Recent Articles

April 19, 2006
MLA's revamped language map offers precise look at who speaks what in every nook and cranny in the U.S.
April 18, 2006
Hiring well in face of retirements and growing enrollments requires strategic planning and campus collaboration.
April 17, 2006
A study of college access in one key state raises questions about the interplay of cost, race and geography.
April 14, 2006
George Washington law professor threatens to sue administrator for perceived failure to limit smoking outside buildings.
April 14, 2006
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Salem State College was within its rights to use secret videotape cameras in offices that were not private.
April 13, 2006
IRS ruling that 2-year institution can give seed money to startups could encourage more campus business incubators.
April 12, 2006
Financial aid expert proposes new formula for assessing what growing undergraduate population can afford to pay.
April 10, 2006
As the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education wrapped up its fourth meeting last week, higher education's representatives on the panel and college officials who have followed its work closely flashed a few more smiles than they had at past meetings.
April 7, 2006
As U.S. higher ed panel takes first shot at setting goals, helping students tops the list, and accountability lags.
April 6, 2006
Student loan repayment may preclude large numbers of graduates from teaching and social work jobs, study suggests.


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