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Brock Read

The Chronicle of Higher Education

As editor of The Chronicle, Brock Read directs a team of editors and reporters who provide breaking coverage and expert analysis of higher-education news and trends.

Since joining The Chronicle, in 2001, Read has served in a variety of roles. As a reporter, he covered the rise of Wikipedia and Facebook. As the newspaper’s first web producer and then as web editor, he worked extensively on two major site redesigns. He oversaw the creation of a news-and-advice portal for Vitae, The Chronicle’s academic-career site, before returning to the newsroom to guide daily-news coverage.

A native of rural western New York, Read earned a bachelor’s degree in art history from Williams College.

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