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.

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April 26, 2017
A newly signed West Virginia bill cuts the authority of the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission, a move backers say will give local campuses more decision-making flexibility and increase efficiency as potential budget cuts loom over public higher education in the state.
April 26, 2017
Harvard, Stanford and Ohio State presidents talked about federal research funding and immigration, among other issues.
April 25, 2017
University of Cincinnati College of Law Dean Jennifer Bard is suing the university and its interim provost after she was placed on administrative leave last month, alleging violations of due process and freedom of speech as well as breach of contract.
April 25, 2017
Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access.
April 20, 2017
Members of Rider University's American Association of University Professors chapter have voted no confidence in President Gregory Dell'Omo. Faculty members are unhappy with what they called “a series of rash actions” by Dell'Omo shortly after he started at the university in 2015, as well as a decade of financial management that predates his tenure. They also criticized his leadership style as autocratic and ignoring faculty input.
April 20, 2017
Support for public higher education rose in 33 states and declined in 17 in 2016 -- including a massive drop in Illinois.
April 19, 2017
Controversy is brewing in Louisiana after a state legislator took exception to public universities designating “official” beers.
April 19, 2017
Fewer provosts are becoming presidents and more deans are jumping straight to the presidency, according to new report that also includes an intriguing list of universities that are presidential talent factories.
April 19, 2017
As consolidation efforts continue, the public university system sets its sights on assessing campus and systemwide administrative costs and performance.
April 17, 2017
Clawback provisions and residency requirements worry critics, but New York's governor is pushing the big picture.

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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.

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