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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November 20, 2013
The head of the group that represents North Carolina community colleges trustees is also a higher education headhunter, the Raleigh News & Observer reported this week.
November 18, 2013
How is a new president supposed to clean house? Dos and don'ts from a presidency-cut-short at U. of Wyoming.
November 14, 2013
A union-backed college is forced to shut down. To blame: debt on campus renovations, online effort that didn't work, and waning support from organized labor. Are there lessons for other colleges?  
November 13, 2013
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted on Tuesday to merge Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. The merger, announced on Nov. 1 as a foregone conclusion by the board, is now a sure thing. The merging itself will play out over the next several years and students will not attend the new institution, which will keep the Kennesaw name, until 2015.
November 13, 2013
As the university's search for a new leader suffers an apparent setback, observers wonder whether it can still attract top-notch candidates.
November 7, 2013
A paperwork snafu following the merger of two Georgia colleges may have contributed to an 8 percent enrollment decline, according to officials at Middle Georgia State College.
November 7, 2013
A year ago, endowment investment returns were in the red, now they are nearly 12 percent. But it's unlikely to last.
November 6, 2013
A plan to merge Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic in Georgia is running into opposition.
November 4, 2013
The University System of Georgia, which has already had four consolidations of eight colleges and universities in the past several years, is now planning to combine Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University into an institution that will keep the Kennesaw State name. The two universities are about 15 minutes apart and have a combined enrollment this fall of 31,000. The plan was announced Friday, and is already drawing opposition
November 1, 2013
A standardized test taker filed a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit against ACT and the College Board for selling personal information about her and millions of American high schoolers.

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