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

Caught in a financial crisis, UMass Boston begins to cut jobs

By , Globe Staff

UMass Boston officials began a first round of job cuts Wednesday, the lastest step in the university’s effort to solve its major financial problems.

Brookline’s public relations war over school site escalates

By , Globe Staff

A number of attorneys and public relations specialists have joined the fight after local officials proposed to use eminent domain to take Pine Manor College land for a new school.

Chaotic management led to UMass Boston deficit, audit says

By , Globe Staff

The audit points to faulty record-keeping, lack of discipline, and a poor understanding among officials of the campus’s major construction projects.

Brookline residents are divided over whether to seize Pine Manor land

By , Globe Staff

People from Pine Manor College turned out at a meeting to advocate for their school, but others in Brookline said a new elementary schooly is badly needed.