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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January 30, 2013
For many fans, the continuing whirlwind of athletic conference realignment has been a mixed blessing: while it brings league-hopping programs greater revenue and visibility, it also puts an end to traditional college rivalry competitions. But one state legislator is refusing to accept the latter consequence. Following Texas A&M University’s move last year from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference, Democratic Rep.
January 28, 2013
Elementary and secondary schools must ensure that students with disabilities can participate in sports or provide comparable options for those students, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights said via a “dear colleague” letter Friday. While OCR applies the directive in the context of elementary and postsecondary education, it also states that students in postsecondary education enjoy the same rights. (Note: This paragraph has been updated from a previous version.)
January 24, 2013
Financial concerns affected this year's freshmen in everything from the selection of a college to their personal goals, and the stress is only growing, an annual survey of first-year students found.
January 24, 2013
After discovering its staff essentially paid for subpoena power in its inquiry at the U. of Miami, the association orders an external review of its enforcement division.
January 23, 2013
The NCAA's new academic standards for athletic eligibility haven't taken effect yet, but the first students they'll apply to are already in high school -- and colleges that aren't spreading the word are dropping the ball, officials argue.
January 23, 2013
Three people were shot Tuesday in an incident at Lone Star College’s North Harris campus in Houston. Details were still emerging Tuesday evening, but reports indicated the shooting stemmed from a dispute between two individuals, at least one of whom was a student. Among the injured was a maintenance worker who was hospitalized and in stable condition, Lone Star Chancellor Richard Carpenter said.
January 21, 2013
In deregulating the NCAA rulebook, Division I embraces colleges' "natural advantages," giving athletic programs more freedom to deploy staff and spend money however they see fit. Among the key changes is greater recruiting flexibility.
January 21, 2013
A group of students and a former dean filed a complaint last week with the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights, alleging that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill violated a series of federal laws protecting the rights of sexual assault survivors, The Huffington Post and The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper reported.
January 18, 2013
The NCAA struggles with some of the same issues it did a century ago, but has made much progress, the association's president said in his annual convention address Thursday.
January 17, 2013
In last hurrah for scholarly forum at NCAA's annual convention, academics criticize what they say is an unsustainable funding model and a system that prioritizes athletics over education.


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