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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Lawrence Bacow inaugurated as Harvard’s new leader

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Under a canopy of changing leaves, the university formally installed Harvard’s 29th president in a two-hour ceremony.

Jeff Flake, in N.H., laments Washington ‘tribalism’

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The US senator spoke at an event scheduled long before he became central to the dramatic events around Brett Kavanaugh.

Ford’s testimony leaves women riveted

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Excruciating. Offensive. Heartbreaking. And yet familiar. Many women who watched Christine Blasey Ford testify cringed through her questioning and identified with the witness more than they might have expected.

Female leadership lags at public colleges

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While nearly half of all private college presidents are women, just one of the 15 state universities has a female president, according to a new study released Wednesday.