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

Senators want a fund to aid Mount Ida students

By , Globe Staff

Other recommendations will likely concern how the University of Massachusetts should be able to use the Mount Ida campus, which it purchased upon the school’s closure.

At UMass Boston, a new interim chancellor faces daunting challenges

By , Globe Staff

Katherine Newman will face a faculty increasingly critical of the UMass administration over the past year of turmoil.

Healey is moving forward in investigation of Mount Ida

By , Globe Staff

The attorney general’s office is seeking broad information in the investigation into whether the president and trustees breached their duty to act in the best interest of the defunct school.

At UMass, Marty Meehan finds himself mired in controversies

By , Globe Staff

The faculty of the Boston campus took a vote of no-confidence in the president — and then torpedoed the search for a new chancellor.