Ry Rivard

Ry Rivard, Reporter, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2013, after nearly four and a half years at the Charleston Daily Mail in West Virginia, including three as a statehouse reporter. He covered seven statewide elections, two governors, multimillion-dollar contracts gone awry and high-profile litigation. He is a 2008 graduate of West Virginia University and a former college newspaper editor.

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Most Recent Articles

November 17, 2014
University of Phoenix is looking to work with historically black colleges, and some advocates for the institutions are skeptical.
November 17, 2014
For the second time this year, the American Association of University Professors has criticized program cuts and layoffs at the University of Southern Maine. Earlier this year, AAUP joined an effort to prevent roughly two dozen layoffs.
November 13, 2014
A Florida community college wants to keep professors from speaking to student journalists. 
November 12, 2014
President of Lincoln U. in Pennsylvania, widely criticized this week for remarks on rape, has many more problems on his plate, according to faculty and students.
November 6, 2014
Poor board governance could risk the future of American higher education, according to a new report by the Association of Governing Boards.  
November 4, 2014
College endowment gains, which only two years ago were negative on average, are in the double digits for the second year in a row.
October 31, 2014
U. of Iowa faculty are bothered that their president co-signed a letter endorsing a plan to cut the university's budget by $50 million.
October 30, 2014
One of the nation's largest for-profit colleges is thinking about becoming a nonprofit. 
October 29, 2014
Higher ed officials in Massachusetts, where private colleges have long dominated, ask for a major investment in the public system.
October 28, 2014
Chattanooga State president under fire for hiring as a top aide someone he met in Barbados who had not yet formally earned her college degree.


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