Doug Lederman

Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder 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 wife, Kate Scharff, in Bethesda, Md.

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August 17, 2020
Benjamin Ola. Akande, assistant vice chancellor for international affairs -- Africa and associate director of the Global Health Center at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as president of Champlain College, in Vermont. Michael Claire, president of College of San Mateo, in California, has been chosen as chancellor of the San Mateo County Community College District, also in California.
August 17, 2020
Health-care workers can be exposed to many different things during their work. In today's Academic Minute, part of University of Central Arkansas Week, Denise Demers finds ways to make the best workers for the future.
August 17, 2020
Today on the Academic Minute, part of University of Central Arkansas Week, Denise Demers, associate professor in the department of health sciences, suggests ways to make the best health-care workers for the future. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 14, 2020
Arcadia University, which has long partnered with other colleges on study abroad offerings, will share coding courses other institutions can make available to their students.
August 14, 2020
Floods are devastating to communities, but help could be on the way. In today's Academic Minute, Texas A&M University's Amir H. Behzadan discusses how A.I. could play a role in this field.
August 14, 2020
Today on the Academic Minute: Amir H. Behzadan, associate professor in the department of construction science at Texas A&M University, discusses how artificial intelligence could help flooded communities. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 14, 2020
Several medical experts with key roles in advising the National Collegiate Athletic Association offered discouraging words about fall sports competition in a conference call with reporters Thursday, according to news reports.
August 14, 2020
Reversing course, Stanford University on Thursday announced that it would not bring students back to its physical campus this fall and would provide virtually all of its instruction remotely.
August 13, 2020
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can teach us about the future. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Falk Huettmann explores the benefit to the public good from these technologies.
August 13, 2020
Today on the Academic Minute: Falk Huettmann, associate professor of wildlife biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, explores the benefit to the public good from artificial intelligence and machine learning. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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