Chris Burt

Chris is a reporter and associate editor for University Business and District Administration magazines, covering the entirety of higher education and K-12 schools. Prior to coming to LRP, Chris had a distinguished career as a multifaceted editor, designer and reporter for some of the top newspapers and media outlets in the country, including the Palm Beach Post, Sun-Sentinel, Albany Times-Union and The Boston Globe. He is a graduate of Northeastern University.

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Does your college or university rule TikTok? Is it a star on Instagram? Does it lead or follow on Facebook or Twitter? The best of...

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This is what is possible in higher education. 179 Livingston, a vibrant building in the heart of Brooklyn. A vision to truly put students...

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Nine miles. That is all that separates Florida Gulf Coast University from the Gulf of Mexico and all that cushioned it from the Category...

Enrollment kick: The surprising factors behind one small private university’s 30% boost this fall

After more than three decades of unsteadiness, a $32 million takeover by Goodwin University in 2021 and enrollment losses over the past four cycles,...

Can higher ed rally to boost the number of women of color in tech fields?

A new partnership launched by Western Governors University could provide a spark in getting all women into once-taboo STEM fields.

Welcome sign: FAFSA filings likely to rise in 2022-23, according to new survey

The window for parents to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid began on Oct. 1, and at least one financial services...

Sexual assaults prompt Republicans, Democrats to relaunch Campus Safety bill

In 2020, the Association of American Universities, under the watch of then President Mary Sue Coleman, released a report on the state of sexual...

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse in line to become next president at University of Florida

Although leadership upheaval has become the norm in higher education during the last three years, very few pundits could have dreamed up the potential...

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