Originally published at: https://www.saylor.org/2017/06/panelist-profile-paul-fain-inside-higher-ed/
Paul Fain is news editor at Inside Higher Ed, where he has worked since 2011. He writes about low-income students, college completion and emerging models of higher education. From 2004 to 2011, Fain was a senior reporter at The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he wrote about college leaders, finance, and governance. Fain has contributed chapters to two edited volumes on innovation in higher education, published by the Harvard University Press and the Stanford University Press. Before joining The Chronicle, Fain reported for C-VILLE Weekly, a newspaper in Charlottesville, Va. He has also written for The New York Times, Philadelphia City Paper, Washington City Paper and Mother Jones. Fain’s writing has won numerous awards, including the Dick Schaap Excellence in Sports Journalism Award and a prize for beat reporting from the Education Writers Association.