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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September 14, 2005
At long-planned conference, a new issue emerges, informally, on the agenda.
September 14, 2005
The Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has added eight new members and welcomed one former member back to its ranks.
September 13, 2005
The University of Maryland at College Park acted constitutionally when it restricted supporters of Lyndon LaRouche from speaking in public areas of its campus, the U.S.
September 13, 2005
Community college professors cite most concern, but they like their jobs the most, too, UCLA survey finds.
September 12, 2005
Most of the action in American educational policy happens in the states. Their governments are primarily responsible for elementary and secondary education, and the vast majority of students in the United States attend public institutions that are also funded and governed primarily at the state level. So any efforts to improve the interaction between the public schools system and higher education, and to ease the transition of students from one to another to ensure their academic success, will live and die largely at the state level.
September 12, 2005
U. of Minnesota drops course in response to lawsuit, but says it will continue exploring the issues.
September 9, 2005
With legislative picture muddied by Katrina, Senate panel makes fast work of its version of key bill.
September 8, 2005
Universities in Canada, Britain, Australia and Japan are seeking new sources of revenue, too, report finds.
September 8, 2005
The U.S. Senate's education committee will convene today to take up its version of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act -- a bill that most college lobbyists prefer to the version passed in July by the parallel panel in the House of Representatives.
September 7, 2005
Studies in leading journal examine drug company influence, effects of long hours, and cross-cultural care.

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