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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August 29, 2014
The chancellor of Montana State University-Northern announced his resignation Thursday, according to the Havre Daily News. Chancellor James Limbaugh was facing faculty criticism, including a movement to take a no-confidence vote in his leadership.
August 28, 2014
In a recent survey, college presidents report their interest in giving students an education that leads to a job, but many admit their institutions are not yet very effective at doing so.
August 28, 2014
Fund-raising is up at the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals, according to a new survey by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The association found the average school or hospital saw its fund-raising haul increase by 16.2 percent in the 2013 fiscal year over 2012. The survey looked at 137 institutions and found an average hospital or medical school received about $55.4 million in donor support in 2013. That means the survey looked at about $7.5 billion in philanthropic giving.
August 22, 2014
To reach their youngest alums, colleges turn to social media blitzes. 
August 22, 2014
With enrollment declining, the president of the University of Southern Maine wants faculty members to call students to make sure they return this fall.
August 20, 2014
Consultants help colleges save money, but not as much as colleges might expect, according to a new report.
August 12, 2014
For three decades, tuition prices were kept low during gubernatorial election years, suggesting lawmakers' effect on college prices is more nakedly political than previously believed. 
August 7, 2014
It's one liberal arts college's first encounter with a performance funding model, and so far it isn't faring so well.  
August 5, 2014
College fund-raisers are getting more cash and commitments, but the smallest colleges are missing their targets, according to a new survey.
August 4, 2014
A small private college gets very close to financial firm -- and hires its founder.


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