All posts in category Higher ed

Newly-unionized adjuncts sign contract with Fordham University

My article “Newly-unionized adjuncts sign contract with Fordham University” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Catholic colleges seek creative solutions in tough times

My article “Catholic colleges seek creative solutions in tough times” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

A New Institute of Contemporary Art Proposes an Ambitious Vision in Virginia

My article “Can a University Art Museum Break Out of the Ivory Tower? A New Institute of Contemporary Art Proposes an Ambitious Vision in Virginia” appears in artnet.

Georgetown University agrees to a vote by union-aspiring grad students

My article “Georgetown University agrees to a vote by union-aspiring grad students” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Georgetown denies unionizing effort of graduate student group

My article appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Perkins loan program slated to expire Sept. 30

My article appears in National Catholic Reporter.

Fordham endures disputes over faculty health care, unionizing

My article appears in National Catholic Reporter. Here’s the lede: NEW YORK — Over coffee at Rex, the hip, Upper West Side shop that Fordham University students haunt, Kyle Pritz, 28, pauses to hold his glasses up sideways. It looks as if something has taken a bite out of the piece of the plastic temple […]

(National Catholic Reporter) “Free” tuition concerns administrators

My article “‘Free’ tuition concerns administrators” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

(Deseret News) The reviews are in for the new SAT — and they’re mixed

My article “The reviews are in for the new SAT — and they’re mixed” appears in Deseret News. Here’s the lede: When she took the SAT in March, Karissa Cloutier, a high school junior in New Hampshire, was one of the first students to take the newest iteration of the test, originally the Scholastic Aptitude […]

(NCR) Conference discusses modern challenges, threats to academic freedom

My article “Conference discusses modern challenges, threats to academic freedom” (with sidebar “What is ‘Academic Freedom?’”) appears in National Catholic Reporter. Here’s the lede of the article: SOUTH BEND, IND. Temperatures dropped as gusting winds swept across leaf-carpeted, sun-bathed paths on the University of Notre Dame’s scenic campus. In the McKenna Hall Conference Center, however, […]

  • Selected articles

    Bobby Fischer gravestone "Searching for Fischer’s Legacy." Chess Life magazine. March 2018. (PDF file).

    Confederate monuments "Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence." Religion & Politics. Oct. 2017.

    Jules Olitski star "A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History." Wall St. Journal. Sept. 22, 2017.

    CIA art collection "Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection." Playboy. Jan./Feb. 2017.
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