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Katherine Mangan

Senior writer
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Katherine Mangan covers issues of community colleges, college completion, and student success as a senior writer for The Chronicle of Higher Education. In more than 30 years there, she has written extensively about developmental education, dual enrollment, transfer, and access, as well as about sexual assault, campus protests, hazing, and free-speech concerns. She has been a frequent presenter at national higher-education conferences and a guest on numerous radio programs. She was on a Chronicle team honored with an Education Writers Association award for investigative reporting for “The Gates Effect.” She is the author of “Improving The Transfer Handoff,” a special Chronicle report. Follow her on Twitter @KatherineMangan, or email her at

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