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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December 2, 2016
After killing of Wayne State officer and attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.
November 30, 2016
The Islamic State claimed Tuesday that the Ohio State University student who drove his car into a group of pedestrians and then attacked several people with a butcher knife was inspired by the terror organization.
November 29, 2016
Liberty University has hired Ian McCaw -- the former Baylor University athletics director who resigned amid widespread claims that his athletic department mishandled reports of sexual assaults committed by football players -- to serve as its new athletics director, the university announced Monday. The university said it hired McCaw with the goal of one day transforming its football team into a top-tier Football Bowl Subdivision program.
November 29, 2016
University police officer shoots and kills student who drove into a crowd and then started attacking people with a butcher knife.
November 23, 2016
NCAA orders Notre Dame to vacate two seasons of football wins after an athletic trainer completed course assignments for several players. University says punishment is too harsh.
November 22, 2016
College sports leaders in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's most competitive level continue to be overwhelmingly white and male, according to a new study released by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida. As of this fall, 75.8 percent of presidents at the 128 Football Bowl Subdivision colleges were white men, as were 78.9 percent of athletics directors.
November 21, 2016
As the Obama administration winds down, Department of Education and college leaders call on institutions to better acknowledge history of racism and to offer more support to minority students.
November 17, 2016
Southern University "lacked institutional control when it failed to monitor its eligibility certification process, did not properly apply financial aid rules and did not comply with academic performance penalties," the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Wednesday.
November 17, 2016
Student engagement survey finds black students are more than twice as likely as other students to feel "physically unsafe" on campus, and that black professors interact more with their students than do other professors.
November 16, 2016
High graduation rates for African-American men's basketball players are "fueling an all-time high graduation success rate for Division I college athletes," the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Tuesday. Over all, according to the NCAA, 80 percent of Division I men's basketball players graduated within six years, including 77 percent of black players -- a three percentage point increase from last year.


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