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.

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Hampshire College puts freshman class in doubt, merger on the table

By Laura Krantz , Globe Staff

Hampshire College in Amherst announced its desire to merge with another educational institution, citing financial strain that threatens its future.

Before announcing shutdown, Newbury College recruited students from defunct Mount Ida

By , Globe Staff

With Newbury set to close, students are surprised and saddened, especially those who transferred from recently closed Mount Ida College.

Newbury College to shut down in the spring

By and , Globe Staff

The small liberal arts school in Brookline has been on probation with accreditors since the summer because of financial issues.

College of St. Joseph on the brink of closure

By , Globe Staff

The New England Commission of Higher Education voted to withdraw the school’s accreditation after putting it on probation last summer.