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 3, 2018
Boosters of private colleges in New York are cheering after the state passed a budget including funding for a long-running program providing unrestricted aid to independent colleges based on their degree productivity. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal had called for eliminating the program, called Bundy Aid. But the newly passed state budget provides $35.1 million, the same amount as the program received last year.
March 29, 2018
Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.
March 29, 2018
Hobart and William Smith Colleges have begun an investigation after an anonymous emailer accused President Gregory J. Vincent of plagiarism in the 2004 dissertation he wrote to receive his doctorate in higher education.
March 28, 2018
Akron president is stepping down after he applied for job in Florida. Is the system good for anyone?
March 27, 2018
New study examines impact of tuition increases. Nonselective institutions see the greatest decline in diversity.
March 26, 2018
Lasell College and Mount Ida College have called off merger talks after a month. Joining Forces: Merger and Collaboration Strategies An Inside Higher Ed event Thursday, April 19 Find out more here.
March 23, 2018
The president of the University of Akron announced Thursday that he will step down this summer, also apologizing after he recently interviewed for another presidency in his former home of Florida.
March 23, 2018
March's four snowstorms have real costs for colleges in the Northeast. But colleges around the country plan to pay in case of extreme weather.
March 22, 2018
Cheyney University is dropping its status as a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II program as it seeks to stabilize its finances for the future. The country's oldest historically black university, located outside Philadelphia, is also leaving the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Its men's basketball team, women's basketball team and women's volleyball team will be independent for the 2018-19 academic year as they seek a new athletic conference, according to a Tuesday news release.
March 22, 2018
More than half of the campuses in the California State University System will be led by female presidents when Lynnette Zelezny becomes the next president of Cal State Bakersfield in June.

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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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