Allie Grasgreen

Allie Grasgreen, Student Affairs and Athletics Reporter, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2010. She graduated from the University of Oregon in June with a B.S. in journalism and a minor in environmental studies. She covered higher ed for two years at the Oregon Daily Emerald before becoming managing editor and then editor in chief, and she interned at The Chronicle of Higher Education in 2008.

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May 2, 2013
A successful football season causes a 17.7 percent boost in applications to an institution, but the increase is more apparent among lower-achieving students (as measured by SAT scores), according to a new paper published in the journal Marketing Science. However, victories on the field do correlate with higher selectivity, with mid-level institutions improving their admission of students with average SAT scores by 4.8 percent, wrote Doug J.
May 2, 2013
There are more than 120 programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision – the top level of National Collegiate Athletic Association competition – but only 23 of them turned a profit in 2012, according to a new NCAA report on athletic department finances. That is despite upward movement in generated revenues: a 4.6 percent increase at FBS programs and a 9.06 percent increase at the smaller Football Championship Subdivision ones.
May 1, 2013
Students at the University of New Mexico, again asked to shoulder a larger financial burden to support athletics, feel their protests are being ignored. Their experience is common.
May 1, 2013
The American Educational Research Association issued a new report Tuesday recommending best practices and policies for schools and colleges to address bullying. Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges and Universities includes 11 briefs addressing topics such as gender-related harassment, legal rights related to bullying, and school climate.
April 29, 2013
Dartmouth and Oberlin canceled classes to address controversial speech and racism with a day of forums. Some students and others question whether approach is appropriate or effective.
April 29, 2013
After three judicial losses, Quinnipiac University has agreed to retain all of its women’s sports, settling a lawsuit that began in 2011 alleging that the institution violated Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 when it attempted to cut volleyball and replaced it with competitive cheerleading. The settlement mandates that the university keep volleyball for at least three more years, and add more women’s scholarships and other benefits, including facilities improvements and full-time coaches.
April 29, 2013
Colleges should not retaliate against students who raise a civil rights complaint – either with an individual institution or with the federal government – The U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights said in a “Dear Colleague” letter sent out last week. “Discriminatory practices are often only raised and remedied when students, parents, teachers, coaches, and others can report such practices to school administrators without the fear of retaliation,” the letter reads.
April 26, 2013
As the print journalism decline that hit professional newspapers years ago takes hold at campus publications, student staff turn to their peers for financial support, and hope they're willing to give it.
April 23, 2013
Lawyers, university presidents and former NCAA officials say that the lawsuit against the NCAA has the potential to go far, but disagree on whether it will be transformative for college sports.
April 22, 2013
Higher education and athletics leaders explore ways to adapt to today’s commercialized environment, with the most controversial suggestion -- turning program management over to ADs -- coming from a university chancellor.

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