Kevin Kiley

Kevin Kiley covers management and finance for Inside Higher Ed. He joined Inside Higher Ed in April 2011. A North Carolina native, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar and graduated in 2010 with a degree in political science and journalism. At UNC, Kevin covered and edited university news for four years at The Daily Tar Heel and shared the state's top award for higher-education reporting with two other writers his senior year. Before coming to Inside Higher Ed, Kevin was an intern at The (Raleigh) News & Observer, The Arizona Republic and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Kevin enjoys running, nonfiction books and his home state.

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June 19, 2013
Compensation scandals seem to garner more publicity when the public sees some symbol of extravagance. That makes New York University’s current controversy about vacation homes potentially problematic.
June 18, 2013
Justice Department investigation into whether merit aid discussions violate antitrust rules highlights the barriers that private colleges face in dialing back the practice and the unclear laws under which they operate.
June 17, 2013
Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed Friday a bill that would have required appointees to the state's higher education governing boards to attend "a training program that provides instruction in ethics, conflict-of-interest law, and the role of a governing board in a higher education institution or system and that is conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, by the system office of a university system, or by the office of a governing board that does not govern a
June 14, 2013
In a decision that could have ramifications for medical researchers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that isolated human genes could not be patented, though it said synthetic genes could be eligible for patents. Researchers hailed the decision, saying it brings clarity to a fast-changing area of research and opens that area up to greater investigation.
June 11, 2013
Gordon Gee's retirement in wake of a controversy that got major attention from sports media raises this question: Are athletics issues at universities fundamentally different from others that presidents face?
June 6, 2013
New Colorado law – nominally about merit scholarships – is a backdoor way to let public universities enroll more out-of-state students without raising the state’s statutory cap on out-of-state students.
June 5, 2013
Ohio State President Gordon Gee, who served six presidencies over 32 years, is retiring amid controversial statements. Whether or not it was the remarks that forced Gee’s retirement, his legacy will likely be large.
June 4, 2013
With many states' economies rebounding, lawmakers are increasing funding for higher education and holding down tuition prices. Are things returning to a pre-recession normal, or simply taking another step toward a new model?
June 3, 2013
Even before athletics scandals, Rutgers president faced criticism on several fronts. Given his limited background in athletics, observers said it’s no surprise sports got away from him, and some worry about the cumulative impact of events in the last year.
May 31, 2013
A new paper sponsored by several divestment advocacy groups and written by the Tellus Institute, a think tank that works on issues of sustainability, attempts to chart a course for institutions to follow in order to divest fossil fuel holdings from their endowments and overcome administrators' objections that divestment would be too costly and onerous.

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