Laura Krantz

Laura Krantz covers higher education for the Boston Globe. She previously worked for VTDigger in Vermont and the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham. She graduated from Boston University and is originally from Tampa, Fla.

Latest stories

UMass Boston will lease Bayside Expo site to developer for $235m

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The cash-strapped school will turn over the site to Accordia Partners.

Harvard wants lawsuits by sororities, fraternities dismissed

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The lawsuits brought by national fraternities and sororities claim the school has unfairly penalized women in its effort to crack down on male-only social clubs.

Hampshire College worried about state’s new oversight plan

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A state plan to monitor the financial health of private colleges was one factor that led the trustees of Hampshire College not to admit a fall class, according to the school president.

Hampshire College won’t admit full freshman class

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Students, faculty, and alumni knew a decision was coming about the future of their beloved small college in Amherst. Now there is even more uncertainty on a campus that may be like no other.