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, 2014
Students and faculty members say a president was let off the hook for sexual harassment. Now the accreditors are coming to investigate.
April 25, 2014
The full National Labor Relations Board said it will review a regional decision allowing Northwestern football players to unionize. Today's union vote will proceed, but the ballots will be impounded.
April 25, 2014
Under a new governance structure endorsed by Division I leaders, universities in the five biggest conferences would be free to make their own rules to spend more money on athletes, and players and athletic directors would have unprecedented voting rights.
April 25, 2014
Two Seton Hill University field hockey players alleged in a lawsuit that they were psychologically and physically abused by three coaches, and that administrators failed to stop it, the Tribune-Review reported. The suit, which targets the coaches and several administrators, says the players were forced to practice in the dark, called "losers" and ridiculed in public, and mocked for their athletic performance.
April 24, 2014
Students at two dozen high schools that use the company K12 Inc. to provide their curriculum will no longer be allowed to count their coursework toward initial-eligibility certification, the National Collegiate Athletic Association said.
April 24, 2014
A head football coach at the University of Wisconsin at River Falls helped arrange more than $4,000 in scholarships over four years for five student assistant coaches based on their athletic ability, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Wednesday, citing the university for failure to monitor its scholarship program.
April 22, 2014
U.S. Department of Justice officials will visit about a dozen colleges this week and next to speak with administrators, police, students and others “about how best practices and lessons learned are plying out in areas such as prevention, public awareness and peer support,” the office announced Monday.
April 22, 2014
Complaint charges that Education Department is looking the other way on report of mass violation of the rights of female college athletes.
April 18, 2014
Another football player boycott -- this time over the reinstatement of a head coach -- raises questions over what athletes will and should be able to decide if they end up unionizing.
April 17, 2014
Sen. Claire McCaskill sent an online survey to more than 350 colleges to gather information about how institutions respond to sexual assault and comply with Title IX, BuzzFeed reported, as she and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand consider legislation to better combat the issue on college campuses. (McCaskill and Gillibrand recently wrote legislation designed to combat sexual assault in the armed forces.)


March 27, 2014
In potential landmark case, NLRB office backs bid for collective bargaining by Northwestern athletes. Appeals are certain, so final outcome remains unclear. But ruling could add to pressure on the NCAA.
July 23, 2012
Association imposes $60 million fine, 4-year bowl ban, steep scholarship cuts; university officials signed off. Penn State opts to take down what has become a controversial honor for the late coach, but library name will not be changed.
December 9, 2010
At Belmont University, students and faculty question how fair and how Christian it is to force out a woman for being honest that her partner is pregnant.
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