Libby A. Nelson

Libby A. Nelson has covered federal policy, Congress and religious colleges for Inside Higher Ed since April 2011. She previously worked as a reporter for The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa., and as an intern at the Chronicle of Higher Education, where she reported on the federal government in 2009 and 2010. While studying at Northwestern University, she worked as a reporting intern for the New York Times, the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune and the St. Petersburg Times. She graduated from Northwestern in 2009 with a degree in journalism. She is fluent in French.

Libby can be reached at 202.448.6117 or libby.nelson@insidehighered.com. She's also on Twitter at twitter.com/libbyanelson.

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Most Recent Articles

April 29, 2011
After disappointing enrollments in last year's freshman class, Wentworth dramatically expands need-based aid.
April 22, 2011
Whitman promotes its "unpretentious Northwest culture" as reason to enroll. But is advertising that feature a bit ... pretentious?
April 20, 2011
When editors of the philosophy journal Synthese appended a statement to a guest-edited issue apologizing for some of its contents, the move brought a call for a boycott.
April 15, 2011
Programs that pay for study of strategic languages and regions could be cut by as much as 40 percent. Advocates fear the new budget is a "game changer" going forward to 2012.
April 13, 2011
In the last-minute 2011 budget compromise, lawmakers sustain maximum Pell of $5,550, but cut summer grants. Attention now turns to 2012.
April 12, 2011
A Seventh-day Adventist university in California must resolve a dispute about teaching evolution in its biology classes or risk losing its status with the church.
April 8, 2011
As search for a dean for Case Western Reserve's law school finally nears an end, a website opposing a conservative candidate has generated controversy.
April 7, 2011
Education Department plans change in key federal privacy act to let state agencies share student data more freely -- alarming privacy advocates.
April 6, 2011
As Congressional Republicans lay out plan to slash trillions from the budget deficit in 2012 and beyond, need-based aid and research spending could face cuts.

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