Editorial Staff

August 29, 2012

Dan Berrett

Senior Editor

Dan Berrett, senior reporter, covers teaching, curriculum, and research on higher education. Previously, he worked as a reporter for Inside Higher Ed, where he covered faculty issues and disciplinary associations, and for the Pocono Record in Stroudsburg, Pa., where his beats spanned elementary, secondary, and higher education. While at the Record, Berrett earned several awards from the state press association for investigative reporting, feature writing, and breaking news. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and The New York Times, among other outlets.

Berrett has also worked in the nonprofit sector, managing communications and writing grants. And he co-founded a sketch comedy troupe that appeared on Comedy Central and MTV, and performed internationally.

Berrett received his undergraduate degree in English from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Recent Media Appearances: 

WBUR's "On Point," Gruesome Spotlight on College Hazing

Wisconsin Public Radio's "The Kathleen Dunn Show," When Did the Purpose of College Change? 

NPR's "Talk of the Nation," How Should We Test Students' College Educations?