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 20, 2018
William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.
April 16, 2018
Gregory J. Vincent brought credibility as a civil rights expert, but his presidency at his alma mater is over after anonymous allegations.
April 13, 2018
The president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges resigned Friday, just weeks after the college started investigating allegations that he plagiarized his 2004 dissertation.
April 13, 2018
Viterbo University will eliminate a dozen programs following a formal sustainability review of majors with fewer than 20 enrolled students. Glena Temple, the president of the small Roman Catholic liberal arts university in La Crosse, Wis., notified employees about the eliminations Thursday morning. Nine traditional undergraduate programs and three adult learning programs will close, she said in an email.
April 4, 2018
College of New Rochelle wants to move forward with new president, but questions about past financial troubles remain -- and an outcry over old layoffs lingers.
April 4, 2018
The University of Louisville on Tuesday named Neeli Bendapudi its next president, making the University of Kansas provost and executive vice chancellor the permanent replacement for longtime Louisville president James Ramsey almost two years after Ramsey was ousted amid scandals.
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?

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July 28, 2017
July 29, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Business Officers examines the views of key campus financial leaders on a range of issues. A report on the survey, which was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. can be downloaded here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webcast on the results and take your questions. Sign up here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from First American Education Finance, Laserfiche, Oracle, Workday and Workiva.
April 28, 2017
Indiana institution acquires Kaplan University and its 32,000 students in an unprecedented move to enter online education as many large for-profits continue to slump.
February 7, 2017
Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has family and likely financial connections to The College Fix, a conservative news site that often criticizes liberal bias in higher education.
July 19, 2016
Different strategies take stage at the National Association of College and University Business Officers' annual meeting.

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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