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

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.
October 24, 2014
Heads of higher education associations often make more than the presidents of the colleges they represent.
October 23, 2014
First Harvard chief to serve on corporate board faces criticism for decisions of the company.  
October 21, 2014
Burlington College, which has struggled to fill its classes and had its president resign, is evidently continuing to struggle on several fronts.
October 15, 2014
The outgoing president of William Peace University has been criticized by faculty, students and alumnae, but still has the backing of the board. 
October 14, 2014
The president of William Peace University in North Carolina plans to retire next summer after a tumultuous time in office. President Debra Townsley, who came to Peace from Nichols College in Massachusetts, helped make several major and controversial decisions.
October 13, 2014
Gates-funded project looks at how colleges could reduce number of sections, while theoretically being guided by faculty views on teaching. Will this approach change the discussion?  
October 8, 2014
New funding formula for public universities, prompted by questions about out-of-state students, may have the unintended consequence of hurting private and community colleges.  
October 7, 2014
The University of Southern Maine plans to eliminate 50 faculty positions, 100 staffers and many freestanding departments, leaving some questioning whether what remains will truly be a university.  
October 6, 2014
The federal government should not be sharing a list of colleges that students are interested in with other colleges, according to admissions group.

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