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Details on Allegation of Rape by 3 at Michigan State

April 11, 2019

A woman who sued Michigan State University over how it handled her rape allegations has gone public with her name and details of her story. In an interview in The New York Times, Bailey Kowalski says she was raped in 2015 by three members of the Michigan State basketball team. Further, she charges that when she went to a Michigan State counselor to discuss what had happened, she was discouraged from reporting the incident. Michigan State is not commenting on her allegations but is moving to have her case dismissed.

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Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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