Rick Seltzer

Rick Seltzer, Projects Editor, 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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June 4, 2020
The State University of New York system’s chancellor of about three years, Kristina M. Johnson, is leaving to become president of Ohio State University. Ohio State appointed Johnson its next president yesterday. She’ll begin there Sept. 1.
June 4, 2020
Oglethorpe University president Lawrence Schall will succeed Barbara Brittingham at the New England Commission of Higher Education. The leaders discuss the change and accreditation issues to watch in the future.
June 3, 2020
Lori Varlotta is departing the presidency of Hiram College in Ohio and becoming president of California Lutheran University, the college announced Tuesday. Varlotta is slated to step down from Hiram, where she was the first woman president, effective Sept. 30. She’s been president of the private liberal arts college since July 2014. The college counted fundraising and curriculum changes among her accomplishments.
May 28, 2020
Dominican University of California president Mary Marcy talks about her recent book, The Small College Imperative, and about how the coronavirus has changed things.
May 19, 2020
Exigency declarations could help institutions stressed by the pandemic save money, but they also come with their own costs. Faculty advocates worry processes are being bypassed.
May 19, 2020
Leaders at Providence College apologized to the public after students gathered near campus, apparently disregarding executive orders from Rhode Island’s governor.
May 14, 2020
About four in 10 colleges and universities whose debt Moody’s Investors Service rates are positioned well financially during the coronavirus crisis, one in 10 are heavily exposed to challenges and the remaining half face differing degrees of stress.
May 8, 2020
Amid debate over government financial responsibility scores, a company estimates the coronavirus pandemic drove a 47 percent increase in private colleges at risk of closure.
May 5, 2020
A small private college in Wisconsin is closing at the end of the summer because of several factors, including the coronavirus pandemic. Holy Family College, located in Manitowoc, about 80 miles north of Milwaukee, will end operations at the end of its summer term. It will close by Aug. 29, it announced.
May 1, 2020
S&P Global Ratings dropped outlooks on more than a quarter of the colleges and universities it rates because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on higher education. The ratings agency cut ratings on 117 colleges -- 84 private institutions and 33 public institutions -- from stable to negative. It changed outlooks for 10 more -- seven private and three public -- from positive to stable. And it left unchanged outlooks for 50 institutions that were already negative.

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February 4, 2019
But college will enroll those who were admitted early decision or were admitted a year ago and deferred enrolling.
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, Projects Editor, 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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