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 18, 2013
The U.S. attorney’s office has charged a 20-year-old Harvard University student who emailed a bomb threat to campus officials and the student newspaper, CBS Boston reported. The incident led administrators to shut down campus and cancel classes (and scheduled exams) Monday, before local and state police and authorities from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced that the four supposedly targeted buildings were clear.
December 17, 2013
Largest-ever study of American graduates will look at quality-of-life measures beyond job attainment and compensation, but some question what it says about colleges.
December 16, 2013
A former Denison University student who was expelled over sexual assault allegations is suing the institution, claiming campus officials violated his rights and did not follow their own policies during student judicial proceedings. The Newark Advocate reports that the lawsuit charges include negligence, violation of right to an attorney, and breach of contracts.
December 13, 2013
Ten years ago, Texas A&M cut its journalism program. The job market imploded in the meantime, but the university hopes its interdisciplinary, liberal arts education approach will make reviving the degree a smart move.
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
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 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 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.


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