It wasn’t reported until today’s paper, but William Trombley, a very influential longtime higher education reporter for The Los Angeles Times, died Sunday at 80. The obituary is here.

Jesse Singal

Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.