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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Mount Ida’s last class of graduates receive diplomas in bittersweet ceremony

By , Globe Staff

After learning in April that the school would close, the senior class took control and planned the graduation ceremony themselves.

Three finalists named for UMass Boston chancellor

By , Globe Staff

The finalists are Kathy Humphrey, a senior vice president at the University of Pittsburgh; Peter Lyons, a vice provost and dean at Georgia State University; and Jack Thomas, president of Western Illinois University.

Healey moves to take temporary control of Roxbury Community College fund-raising foundation

By , Globe Staff

A series of disputes between Roxbury Community College and its nonprofit fund-raising arm led the foundation board to resign en masse.

Mount Ida’s struggles included deficit, low graduation rate

By , Globe Staff

Mount Ida College was on track to run a $10 million deficit this year and only 40 percent of its students graduate on time, according to an accreditation report.