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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October 5, 2006
Lansing Community College fires its lawyer after he accuses interim president of misspending state funds.
October 4, 2006
By revoking admission of applicants who goof off late in high school, U. of Washington hopes to do small part to fight "senioritis."
October 2, 2006
Education Department’s inspector general says Nelnet inappropriately “recycled” loans at 9.5% interest rate.
October 2, 2006
By requiring student contribution, Oregon aims to expand college grants for low-income students without alienating middle class.
September 29, 2006
Public institutions see 11% decline in freshmen over all, but New Orleans campuses face much sharper dips.
September 29, 2006
EEOC lawsuit says college company favored enrollment officers with Mormon backgrounds over others.
September 28, 2006
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September 28, 2006
National advocacy group asks U.S. trade panel to examine Loan to Learn's advertising practices .
September 27, 2006
College leaders generally like what they hear in Spellings speech -- and not just because it is short on detailed proposals.


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