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

January 23, 2006
Citing scandals, state regents forbid new programs pending a review of regulations and rules.
January 20, 2006
Association's new measure makes athletes' graduation rates rise at virtually all Division I institutions.
January 19, 2006
At the start of each academic quarter, Edward sits down with professors in his courses at Spokane Community College and lays out the unpleasant facts: He spent two and a half years in jail for molesting boys, he's in recovery, and he's getting a higher education to try to piece his life back together.
January 18, 2006
It's not often that the federal government (or company or university or other large organization, for that matter) says openly: Never mind. We were wrong.
January 18, 2006
California's public universities need to do more to help community college students transfer, said a report issued Tuesday by the state Legislative Analyst's Office.
January 16, 2006
Congress slashes funds for programs aimed at training doctors in geriatrics and other fields and diversifying work force.
January 12, 2006
Momentum to enact key legislation may be undercut by budget measure and political climate on Capitol Hill.
January 11, 2006
Texas oilman donates $165 million for athletics facilities -- the biggest gift in college sports history.
January 10, 2006
Supreme Court lets stand ruling favoring public university's policy on blocking unsolicited e-mail messages.
January 6, 2006
U.S. study finds expansion is greater among instructors than administrators.


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