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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December 8, 2016
Middlebury meets a tight deadline for going carbon neutral in part by using credits from forest preservation.
December 7, 2016
The outlook for nonprofit U.S. higher education continues to be stable heading into 2017, but issues lurk that could drag on the sector in the future, Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday. Expected revenue growth, strong demand and steady enrollment levels support the stable outlook for next year, an outlook that carries over from 2016, according to a new report from the ratings agency. Potential issues for the sector include rising costs and uncertainty about federal policy.
December 6, 2016
High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.
December 5, 2016
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
December 2, 2016
The average amount of debt per student at private universities rated by Moody’s Investors Service is declining, the ratings agency said in a new report released Thursday.
December 1, 2016
If another recession hits, many public colleges and universities are likely to increase tuition to raise revenue as they are squeezed by drops in state and local funding, according to a new report from New America.
December 1, 2016
Dowling College filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, moving to sell its two campuses on Long Island after shutting down this summer due to financial problems. The small private nonprofit college estimated in court documents that its liabilities stand at between $50 million and $100 million. It estimated its assets as being worth between $100 million and $500 million. Dowling owns campuses in Oakdale and Shirley, N.Y., less than 20 miles apart.
December 1, 2016
Trinity of Connecticut moves away from year-after-year freshmen enrollment gains and a controversial real estate purchase, aiming to be better and more diverse at a smaller size.
November 30, 2016
Private colleges and universities are expected to post higher net tuition revenue growth than their public counterparts in the 2017 fiscal year, according to a new report released Tuesday by Moody’s Investors Service.
November 30, 2016
Campus leaders face intense scrutiny for what they say or don’t say in this tense period. Some messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.

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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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