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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stories by this Author
'Equitable Educational Outcomes'
What Does It Take to Be a ‘Minority-Serving Institution’?Researchers propose a new classification system to clear up confusion and improve equity.
Campus Shooting Exposes Weaknesses in New Mexico State U.’s Weapons and Curfew PoliciesAn investigation into a fatal incident last year at the University of New Mexico has resulted in a call for changes.
'Lack of Accountability'
Crises Continue to Mount at New Mexico State U.A series of high-profile firings, allegations of hazing, and a shooting have shaken the community.
A Faculty Committee Recommended Censure, but She Ended Up Suspended Without PayNew questions surround the harsh penalty meted out to a noted UCLA ecologist.
A 21st-Century Curriculum
The Climate-Conscious CollegeFaculty members across disciplines are updating curricula in ways that inspire action, not just fear.
After Mysterious Suspension of Award-Winning UCLA Professor, Scientists Fight BackA prominent ecologist had complained of racial discrimination before being barred from campus.
How Prison Education Overlooks WomenFor women serving time, fewer choices and more delays stand in the way of college degrees.
Race on Campus
The Taxing Performance of Code SwitchingHow colleges can ease the pressure to conform.
'A Positive Step Forward'
U. of California Reaches Tentative Contract Deal With Striking Academic WorkersThe agreement, if ratified, could bring an end to a monthlong work stoppage that has paralyzed the 10-campus system.