Examine the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal with Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Dan Golden, author of the critically acclaimed national bestseller, The Price of Admission: How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges, and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates, which was reissued last year. Golden recently wrote about the scandal for The New Yorker in a critically acclaimed piece. This is must-attend talk for parents and students with a personal stake in college admissions, and also for anyone disturbed by the growing divide between ordinary Americans and the wealthy.
This is a virtual program through Zoom. Register online here or by calling 978-465-4428 x242. A Zoom link will be sent to the email of registered participants one day prior to the presentation.
Dan Golden is a senior editor at ProPublica, a non-profit website for investigative reporting. He previously worked as managing editor for education and enterprise at Bloomberg News, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal (where he won a Pulitzer for his reporting on college admissions preferences), and an 18-year reporter at the Boston Globe, including four years on its Spotlight team. He edited Pulitzer-winning series at both Bloomberg and ProPublica</>. Dan is also the author of Spy Schools: How The CIA, FBI, and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities. He is currently working with a co-author on a book about ransomware, to be published by Farrar Straus Giroux.