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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April 4, 2006
Western Oregon University and faculty members reached agreement on a contract, apparently averting a strike set for Wednesday, the Associated Press reported. A news release from the university said the new deal "provides step increases and cost-of-living increases the faculty were hoping for, and it restores the salary steps faculty lost during the salary fre
April 3, 2006
NYU's plan for $200 million institute on antiquity renews debate over collecting of ancient objects.
March 31, 2006
U.S. college commission floats idea of blowing up regional system and creating a national one.
March 31, 2006
After dropping or softening several contentious provisions, divided House passes a Higher Education Act bill.
March 30, 2006
First day of House debate on Higher Education Act bill devolves into finger pointing.
March 30, 2006
Spending blueprint would stick closely to Bush plan, but amendment to add funds for NIH and education is planned.
March 29, 2006
On eve of vote, House leaders make changes in key legislation to bolster support, but critics aren't won over.
March 28, 2006
Time it takes to earn a doctorate is shrinking ever so slightly, new study finds.
March 27, 2006
College groups take divergent approaches to lobbying as vote on the Higher Education Act nears.
March 23, 2006
SUNY Faculty Senate process offers an alternative to the “nuclear option” in clashes between presidents and professors.


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