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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A bit of advice for Harvard’s new president

By , Globe Staff

What happens when you become president of the world’s most prestigious university? Suddenly everyone has advice for you.

Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester will reopen daycare facility

By , Globe Staff

It will be located in Harbor Point at the site of a former daycare run by UMass Boston.

Looking into its past, MIT finds its first president once owned slaves

By , Globe Staff

The school’s current president had charged a class of students and their professor with combing MIT’s early history.

Harvard students impressed by new president’s credentials

By , Globe Staff

Although some have said they’d hoped the winning candidate wouldn’t be a straight, white man.