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.

Rating accreditors: A policy group says one far exceeds the rest

When the Department of Education terminated the license of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) in August, it effectively put other...

Report: Emergency funds saved college students from stopping out

Did the $77 billion given by Congress to institutions of higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a large portion earmarked for students, really...

How higher ed can provide value and still ensure students know their options

As a former first-generation student who put herself through undergraduate and graduate school, Jana Hunzicker understands the value of persistence and earning credentials. Now Associate...

Are these the 53 most beautiful campuses in the country?

Bucolic. Stately. Pristine. Iconic. Beautiful. Those are among the many doting words that the editors at Architectural Digest have used to describe what they consider...

How many universities are truly 100% tobacco free? This big one will be soon

Calling it a “natural progression of our efforts to improve the overall well-being” of its campus, the University of Michigan will be installing a...

How 3 universities are reacting to gun violence outside their campuses

Day after day this semester, gun violence has gripped the city of Philadelphia in areas just outside Temple University’s campus. The headlines speak for...

Will Great Resignation among faculty hit higher ed next?

Faculty in higher education are only spending 13% of their time truly engaging with students but working more hours on other tasks, leading to...

By the numbers: How different is this fully online university from a traditional one?

Western Governors University president says, 'there's something about just saying we’ve got to disrupt this centuries-old convention that exists.'

UConn’s new ‘rock star’ president brings innovative, global vision

Radenka Maric, the second woman to lead Connecticut's flagship university and a respected engineer, is the 'perfect change agent' to lead it into the future.

Report: Black college graduates saddled with more debt, earning less than whites

Data from NCES shows disparities preventing individuals from achieving financial success even years after leaving college.

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