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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October 8, 2018
Colleges often go about recruiting rural students in the wrong way, admissions experts say. But they can commit to better practices if they recognize "rurality is different everywhere."
October 1, 2018
Panel at NACAC takes on practices it identifies as reinforcing racism and white privilege in college admissions and counseling.
October 1, 2018
Some have praised Idaho's 2015 move to tell all qualifying high school seniors they are admitted to public colleges, but high school counselors and college admissions officers say details have been bedeviling.
September 18, 2018
What students don't immediately know about a college being placed on probation won't hurt them. Will it?
September 14, 2018
The Marygrove College campus in Detroit will become a "cradle-to-career" site under new plans announced Thursday, hosting pre-school through graduate-level education, including a teacher-education program designed to emulate the hospital residencies used to prepare doctors for their careers.
September 12, 2018
The University of Missouri has new administrators, new policies and, leaders say, a new attitude after concerns over the racial climate in Columbia exploded in 2015. But challenges loom, and some are far from convinced enough has changed.
September 10, 2018
Tying tuition to public universities' prices can be a lower-risk way for private universities to compete on price. The strategy is gaining attention this year, but it turns out it has a track record.
September 7, 2018
Leaders at a pair of two-year colleges in New Jersey aim to merge by July 1 of next year into an institution with one Board of Trustees, one president and two campuses.
September 6, 2018
Attending a for-profit college widens the earnings gap between rich and poor students, new research finds. Enrolling at a selective college does the opposite.
September 6, 2018
Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, will offer half-price tuition for undergraduates whose families are in nonprofit and public-service work, it announced Wednesday.

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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.

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