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 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.
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?  


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