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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Could the former governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture rise to the top of the state's flagship university?

Is your college truly meeting the financial needs of low-income students?

A study from Portland State University notes that degrees alone might not be the ‘great equalizer’ in achieving future wealth.

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Although new positive cases are trending downward, one health association leader says institutions still must proceed with caution.

Homeland Security warns colleges, universities on potential for more threats

As FBI investigations continue into bomb threats at HBCUs, the DHS is urging institutions to be wary of possible violent acts.

Can you spare $500 million? Unions want more for SUNY, CUNY

Despite N.Y. governor's quest to uplift higher education in state, organizations backing faculty aren't satisfied.

Jill Biden says free community college is out of Build Back Better, so what’s next?

But the First Lady says she and the President will keep fighting to improve student outcomes and workforce pathways.

Why MBA application predictions look gloomy for U.S. schools in 2022

With an influx of job openings and cost still a factor, convincing prospective students to go to business school is difficult.

Is this is a time of opportunity for community colleges?

Leading voice for two-year institutions says they can make a comeback by being more active, more attuned to students.

How program evaluations can help improve your college’s future

Identifying fields that are hot with students and employers is key, along with courses that are too small or redundant.

6-year college completion rates rise, showing long-term gains for students and colleges

Community colleges outperform other sectors in the Clearinghouse report, but stop-outs are still high.

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