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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December 12, 2013
A 19-year-old Baruch College freshman died Tuesday after participating in a hazing ritual about 30 miles off the New York City campus, along with 30 members of the Delta Psi fraternity, the Pocono Record reported. Chen “Michael” Deng, who was pledging the fraternity, was taken to a hospital early Sunday in critical condition with major brain trauma and died Monday.
December 12, 2013
Colleges in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Football Bowl Subdivision spent $90.3 million traveling to and from 35 bowl games last year, but they still made money thanks to the $300.8 million that was returned to the conferences and in turn their member campuses, according to an NCAA audit. In the Southeastern Conference, where colleges both made and spent the most money, campuses got $52,278,677 in bowl payouts, but accumulated $14,762,565 in expenses.
December 11, 2013
Nearly 140 ineligible Southeastern Louisiana University athletes in all 16 sports were allowed to practice, compete and receive scholarships because of the institution’s failure to monitor its eligibility certification process, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Tuesday.
December 11, 2013
Graduation rates among Division II athletes dropped by an unusually high three percentage points this year, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Tuesday, but officials say it’s likely due to a technical glitch.
December 10, 2013
The U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights will investigate a complaint alleging that the University of Connecticut violated Title IX when it “did not respond promptly and effectively to complaints and other information indicating that students have been subjected to sexual violence, including sexual harassment, and that students have, as a consequence, been subjected to a sexually hostile environment,” OCR told the university Monday.
December 4, 2013
As awareness of concussions in football heightens, researchers and sports officials work to make sure other sports get proper attention, too.
December 3, 2013
New book details campus and community hazards of thriving party school culture, and complacency of administrators who fail to address it.
November 27, 2013
Former State University of New York at Stony Brook athletics director Jim Fiore, who was fired Nov. 19, had faced complaints of sexual harassment and retaliation, misappropriation of university resources, and interrogation of athletes and staff about their sexuality, ESPN reported. The university’s Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action knew for years of Fiore’s misconduct but did not act, according to documents.
November 27, 2013
Florida Atlantic University football coach Carl Pelini was not fired because he used illegal drugs at a social event, as FAU’s athletic director initially suggested, but because he failed to supervise a staff member, FAU President Dennis J. Crudele wrote in a letter to Pelini obtained by ESPN.
November 27, 2013
Ohio State University’s head cheerleading coach, Lenee Buchman, was fired Monday after failing to report sexual misconduct by coaching staff, the Columbus Dispatch reported. Two assistant coaches, Eddie Hollins and Dana Bumbrey, allegedly sent explicit text messages and made inappropriate comments and sexual jokes to athletes.

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