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Dawn Rhodes

Dawn Rhodes is the higher education reporterfor the Chicago Tribune, covering Illinois'public and private universities, and education policy. She joined the Tribune in 2010 as a general assignment reporter. She then spent three years covering municipal government in several west suburban towns. Shereturned to a general assignment beat in the city in 2015, mostly writing aboutpublic health andeducation. She took over the higher education beat in 2016. Thanks to the Cubs' run to the NLCS against the Mets, she's had her fill on baseball and police horsesfor a while. She is a huge tennis fan butshe can hit only forehands.
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