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 3, 2012
Prosecutors filed charges Wednesday against 13 people allegedly involved in the hazing death of the Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Eleven of the as-yet unnamed defendants face felony hazing charges, and prosecutors could file up to 20 more misdemeanor charges stemming from incidents involving different victims who were not seriously injured.
May 1, 2012
The NCAA is asking colleges -- but not ordering them -- to explicitly prohibit romantic relationships between athletes and coaches or other athletic department staff. Officials say such policies are rare.
April 30, 2012
The National Collegiate Athletic Association cited the University of South Carolina on Friday for a failure to monitor its athletics program. The violations, which included impermissible recruiting, extra benefits and preferential treatment for athletes, primarily involved football players.
April 27, 2012
High school athletes will have an extra year to meet new eligibility requirements and “limited resource” institutions will have more flexibility in adjusting to higher academic standards, leaders of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s top athletic programs announced Thursday. Both decisions tweak new rules the Division I Board of Directors adopted in October.
April 27, 2012
Successful teams prompt better fund-raising for sports -- but increases in athletic donations correspond with less academic funding, study finds.
April 26, 2012
Study turns up mixed reviews in the effectiveness of the CARD Act of 2009, parts of which were intended to protect students from aggressive marketing by credit card companies, on and off campus.
April 24, 2012
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has cited Kean University for rules violations including impermissible financial aid and extra benefits to athletes.
April 24, 2012
In perhaps the biggest campus change yet from a federal push for more accountability on sexual harassment allegations, North Carolina decides its unique student-run court is not fit for such hearings.
April 23, 2012
The climate is indeed improving for gay athletes, a panel of experts says, but overcoming still-widespread bias -- particularly in women's sports -- will require help from the less supportive coaches and administrators.
April 20, 2012
Advisers who work with football players predict a new NCAA academic rule will have negative outcomes -- among them, that athletes will choose easier courses and majors.

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