Rick Seltzer

Rick Seltzer, Reporter, covers business and management for Inside Higher Ed. He joined the publication in 2016 after working as a money and general-assignment reporter for The Baltimore Business Journal. Previously, he was a business reporter for The Bloomington Herald-Times, and he covered small business and health care for the Central New York Business Journal. Rick, a native of South Central Pennsylvania, started his career as a local beat reporter for The Harrisburg Patriot-News. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2008 after interning at the Patriot-News and The Syracuse Post-Standard.

To reach this person, click here.

Most Recent Articles

June 22, 2018
Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed.
June 22, 2018
The president of Southern Illinois University stayed on the job Thursday when the system's trustees deadlocked in a vote to place him on administrative leave. Trustees were voting on a proposal to place President Randy Dunn on leave for six months while outside legal counsel investigated his conduct. But they split 4 to 4, meaning the effort did not pass and ending plans to consider appointing an acting president, the Chicago Tribune reported.
June 21, 2018
A guide for colleges considering and pursuing a merger. Demographic realities are leading more institutions to consider joining forces. Inside Higher Ed's new special report, The Growing Role of Mergers in Higher Ed, provides an in-depth and practical guide for campus leaders to explore such combinations and learn why they have worked for some institutions and not for others.
June 20, 2018
Long-shot gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon takes aim at New York's free tuition program, calling for a lower income limit, less stringent credit requirements and a first-dollar program.
June 20, 2018
More than 120 survivors of sexual abuse by former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar signed a letter released Tuesday calling on trustees to fire interim president John Engler.
May 21, 2018
Ball State University is officially taking over the financially challenged local school district in its home of Muncie, Ind., after the state’s governor signed a measure last week that was approved during a special legislative session. The university’s board then voted to take on the task of running the district Wednesday. Ball State will appoint a seven-member school board for Muncie by July 1. That university-appointed board will operate Muncie Community Schools.
April 26, 2018
Pennsylvania should consider mergers for its state-owned universities, says a new report released Wednesday that immediately received pushback from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the system’s faculty union. The report, conducted by the RAND Corporation, recommended five options for Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities that make up the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education:
April 20, 2018
William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.
April 16, 2018
Gregory J. Vincent brought credibility as a civil rights expert, but his presidency at his alma mater is over after anonymous allegations.
April 13, 2018
The president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges resigned Friday, just weeks after the college started investigating allegations that he plagiarized his 2004 dissertation.

Pages

July 28, 2017
July 29, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Business Officers examines the views of key campus financial leaders on a range of issues. A report on the survey, which was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. can be downloaded here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webcast on the results and take your questions. Sign up here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from First American Education Finance, Laserfiche, Oracle, Workday and Workiva.
April 28, 2017
Indiana institution acquires Kaplan University and its 32,000 students in an unprecedented move to enter online education as many large for-profits continue to slump.
February 7, 2017
Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has family and likely financial connections to The College Fix, a conservative news site that often criticizes liberal bias in higher education.
July 19, 2016
Different strategies take stage at the National Association of College and University Business Officers' annual meeting.

Rick Seltzer, Reporter, covers business and management for Inside Higher Ed. He joined the publication in 2016 after working as a money and general-assignment reporter for The Baltimore Business Journal. Previously, he was a business reporter for The Bloomington Herald-Times, and he covered small business and health care for the Central New York Business Journal. Rick, a native of South Central Pennsylvania, started his career as a local beat reporter for The Harrisburg Patriot-News. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2008 after interning at the Patriot-News and The Syracuse Post-Standard.

Back to Top