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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October 25, 2013
A major bank is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed against it by the University of Arizona Foundation and a major university donor that blame the bank for its role in an offshore tax shelter they all had stake in and the federal government later cracked down on.
October 24, 2013
Increasingly sophisticated data slicing tools are changing student recruitment. Who benefits?
October 22, 2013
E. Gordon Gee is back and tasked with the job of rethinking public higher education in Ohio.
October 22, 2013
William Peace University, an 800-student liberal arts college in North Carolina, announced Monday it had closed a controversial land deal that has drawn criticism of the university by already suspicious alumnae, including major donors. It plans to spend nearly $21 million on a shopping center and other property across the street from its campus.
October 18, 2013
Hours after the Westfield State University board placed President Evan Dobelle on paid leave and ordered another investigation of his questionable spending, the Massachusetts public university named its academic affairs vice president, Elizabeth Preston, as interim leader, MassLive reported.
October 18, 2013
Two weeks after Howard University's president announced he would step down this year after five years in office, the university's Faculty Senate voted no confidence in the board, The Washingt
October 17, 2013
Westfield State University's board takes action against president, who is under investigation for lavish spending.
October 16, 2013
After months of controversy, a reward for the president of Rutgers -- which he is donating back to the university.
October 15, 2013
As colleges replace aging campus management software, billions will be spent. Can open-source Kuali save money, and gain traction against corporate competitors?
October 10, 2013
Centenary College of Louisiana plans to send all its 2014 fall freshmen to France in the first days of class. Is this the future of study abroad or PR?  

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