Emma Whitford

Emma Whitford

Emma Whitford, Reporter, covers leadership, governance, and business for Inside Higher Ed. Emma first joined the publication as an intern in 2018. After working as a digital producer for Politico, she returned to Inside Higher Ed in 2020. Her work has also appeared in The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The DC Line, BRAVA Magazine and The Olaf Messenger. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College and lives in Washington, D.C.

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Most Recent Articles

May 5, 2021
The last year was particularly challenging for newly minted college presidents, who set aside long-term visions to rally around a common goal: get through the pandemic.
May 4, 2021
Becker College will lay off 329 employees at the end of June, the Telegram & Gazette reported.
May 3, 2021
Amid hearings, meetings and press conferences centered on plans by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to consolidate six universities, a new report details potential job losses for the public university system.
April 28, 2021
While divestment advocates have successfully pushed some public and private universities to drop fossil fuel investments, the movement hasn't caught on at oil-reliant institutions.
April 27, 2021
The plans were published in advance of a Board of Governors meeting and pave the way for a week of discussion and debate about the consolidation.


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