Ry Rivard

Ry Rivard, Reporter, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2013, after nearly four and a half years at the Charleston Daily Mail in West Virginia, including three as a statehouse reporter. He covered seven statewide elections, two governors, multimillion-dollar contracts gone awry and high-profile litigation. He is a 2008 graduate of West Virginia University and a former college newspaper editor.

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Most Recent Articles

April 18, 2014
Dartmouth College, which for decades has been viewed as the rowdiest of the Ivy League colleges, is trying again to change its campus culture.
April 17, 2014
Seven of the 15 members of the College of Charleston’s presidential search committee warned trustees against politicizing the process that eventually selected South Carolina’s lieutenant governor.
April 17, 2014
The president of the country's largest community college called state legislators bullies. Did he go too far?
April 14, 2014
The University of Southern Maine, following growing protests, rescinds faculty layoffs that were viewed as an assault on tenure and the liberal arts.
April 9, 2014
While dozens of liberal arts colleges are banking on plans to grow, a Vermont institution doesn't think that's realistic, and has developed a path to preserve itself by getting smaller.  
April 8, 2014
Harvard University plans to sign the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment framework.
April 4, 2014
A plan to pay for jail-based higher education with taxpayer dollars gets upended in New York. The governor is now looking for private money.
April 3, 2014
Middlebury College gives itself a loophole in its plan linking tuition, room and board to inflation.  
April 1, 2014
Two Colorado companies promised to help out-of-state students get in-state tuition. Then the University of Colorado cracked down.
March 31, 2014
La Verne tries a radical approach to pricing. Could it catch on in legal education?

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October 2, 2013
Sidney Ribeau surprises campus by announcing that he will leave presidency at end of the year.
August 23, 2013
For colleges and other organizations promoting alternative paths to degrees, the president's speech was validation they have wanted.
March 13, 2013
California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.
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