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The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc. has named Michael G. Riley, NF ’95, as its CEO and editor in chief. He’ll oversee the weekly newspaper The Chronicle of Higher Education, the biweekly Chronicle of Philanthropy, Arts & Letters Daily and a number of specialized websites. Riley was hired from the Washington-based Bloomberg Government, where he served as editorial director. Earlier in his career, Riley worked as correspondent for Time magazine and created one of the first national political websites,, in a joint venture of Time and CNN. Riley also was editor of The Roanoke Times for eight years before joining the Congressional Quarterly as editor and senior vice president. He holds a master’s degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

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