About Matt @MattKrupnick
Matt Krupnick is a freelance reporter and editor who contributes regularly to The New York Times and the Hechinger Report. He was a reporter with the Center for Public Integrity's State Integrity Investigation and is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Education Writers Association. He reported from Mexico while living in Oaxaca. Matt now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife, cat and dog.
Matt’s Recent Stories
Education Sep 12The shortage of non-white professors is a self-perpetuating problem
People in doctoral pipelines to university jobs are disproportionately white, making black educators hard to come by.
Education Dec 25In tough times, colleges turn to unconventional leaders
When tiny Paul Quinn College faced its darkest hour, it turned not to a physicist or an historian or a political scientist to lead it forward. It named a corporate securities lawyer and crisis manager as its president. The historically…
Education Aug 20Californians pay for state’s public colleges but increasingly can’t get in
California once showed the world how a state could guarantee a college education for nearly every resident, but then it failed to provide the long-term funding to do it.
Education Aug 18Low-income students struggle to pay for college, even in a state that still provides help
Despite a dramatic tise in tuition in the last decade, California’s public universities have tried to ensure that its poorest residents can still afford to go to college. But California’s attempts to keep college affordable mask the reality that the…
Education May 21These groups of Asian-Americans rarely attend college, but California is trying to change that
As one group of Asians who don’t go to college in large numbers, the Hmong help illustrate the complex changing demographics of students arriving at American universities and colleges: increasingly nonwhite, low-income, and first-generation.