Jake New

Jake New, Reporter, covers student life and athletics for Inside Higher Ed. He joined the publication in June 2014 after writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education and covering education technology for eCampus News. For his work at the Chronicle covering legal disputes between academic publishers and critical librarians, he was awarded the David W. Miller Award for Young Journalists. His work has also appeared in the Bloomington Herald-Times, Indianapolis Monthly, Slate, PBS, Times Higher Education and the Australian. Jake studied journalism at Indiana University, where he was editor-in-chief of the Indiana Daily Student.

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July 25, 2016
The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Friday that it is asking any future hosts of NCAA championships to complete a survey about discrimination. The questionnaire asks host sites if their cities, counties and states have "passed antidiscrimination laws that are applicable to all persons" and if they have laws that "regulate choice of bathrooms or locker rooms."
July 22, 2016
After a tense summer nationally, and fearing a return of campus protests, college officials call for a peaceful start to the academic year.
July 19, 2016
Students say colleges should be welcoming to people of all faiths, a new study finds, but their own attitudes toward different groups vary.
July 18, 2016
Starting -- or reviving -- a Division I football team is an expensive and complicated process, with little obvious return on the investment. So why do colleges keep doing it?
July 15, 2016
More than 80 groups come to the Department of Education's defense over criticism of how it interprets and enforces Title IX.
July 14, 2016
An Inside Higher Ed article published on Tuesday -- about a study that found the risk of forcible rape was higher at large, public institutions -- was incorrect. The author of the study later found a "typo in [his] coding" that led to the erroneous finding.
July 13, 2016
Former Pennsylvania State University head football coach Joe Paterno was aware as early as 1976 that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky had molested children, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Paterno, who died in 2012, had previously said he was not aware of the abuse until 2001.
July 12, 2016
New study finds higher rates of sexual victimization at public institutions than private colleges.
July 8, 2016
NCAA finds two staff members at Georgia Southern committed academic fraud, completing assignments for three football players. The university joins more than a dozen others that have also committed fraud in the last decade.
July 8, 2016
The commissioners of the five wealthiest National Collegiate Athletic Association conferences announced Thursday that they had agreed on a new proposal that would lessen time demands on college athletes.


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