Jon Marcus

Jon Marcus, higher-education editor at The Hechinger Report, has written about higher education for The Washington Post, USA Today, Time, the Boston Globe, Washington Monthly, and is a higher-education correspondent for the Times (UK), Higher Education magazine and contributed to the book Reinventing Higher Education. His Hechinger coverage has won national awards from the Education Writers Association, and he was a finalist for an award for beat reporting from the New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The former editor of Boston Magazine, Marcus holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor’s degree from Bates College. A journalism instructor at Boston College, he says he ends up learning from his students far more than he teaches them.