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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The biggest job in education is open. Who’ll fill it?

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Harvard can have its pick of candidates for president, executive search consultants and education experts say.

Faust, who pushed for diversity at Harvard, to step down

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Drew Faust, the school’s first female president, will have led the university for 11 years.

Gloria Larson, Bentley president, to step down

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The Bentley University president will step down in June 2018 after leading the Waltham school for 11 years.

Harvard admission decision prompts debate over free speech

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A nationwide debate has erupted over the university’s decision to rescind admission offers because of extremely offensive memes students posted in a private Facebook chat.