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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November 25, 2015
After a controversial humor magazine was denounced by University of California at San Diego administrators, the student government voted to stop funding all student media.
November 24, 2015
A large rock at Youngstown State University on Monday was painted with pro-ISIS messages proclaiming that "France deserves destruction" and warning that the terrorist group was "coming." In a statement, the university said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and university police were investigating the messages, but that there was "no credible threat to the campus."
November 23, 2015
In November, more than a dozen college campuses have been targeted by shooting and bomb threats, with many of them threatening black students.
November 20, 2015
Demonstrations against racism at two universities were canceled after black students complained about the rallies being organized without their involvement.
November 19, 2015
Most students remain worried about money and the cost of required academic materials, and the impact is worse for minority students, the National Survey of Student Engagement finds.
November 18, 2015
The documentary The Hunting Ground "contains major distortions and glaring omissions," John Thrasher, Florida State University's president, said in a statement Monday, comparing the film to Rolling Stone's botched attempt at reporting on sexual assault at the University of Virginia.
November 16, 2015
UPDATE: The North-American Interfraternity Conference and the National Panhellenic Conference withdrew their support of the Safe Campus Act on Friday.
November 13, 2015
Officials at Howard University increased security on and around campus Thursday after someone claiming to be a University of Missouri student made a violent threat against students at the historically black university.
November 13, 2015
Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.
November 12, 2015
The documentary The Hunting Ground provides “a seriously false picture both of the general sexual assault phenomenon at universities” and of a case involving Harvard University students, 19 Harvard law professors said in a statement Wednesday.


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