Jake New

Jake New, Reporter, covers student life and athletics for Inside Higher Ed. He joined the publication in June 2014 after covering education technology for eCampus News and interning at The Chronicle of Higher Education. 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. He has also written for the Bloomington Herald-Times, Beacon Reader, and Indianapolis Monthly. Jake studied journalism at Indiana University, where he was editor-in-chief of the Indiana Daily Student.

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April 24, 2015
Film called off at U of Maryland. Unlike debate at Michigan, the senior administration declines to step in.
April 24, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Thursday, providing an update on the White House's It's On Us sexual assault awareness campaign and urging college students -- especially young men -- to intervene when they witness gender and dating violence.
April 24, 2015
The University of Florida and Emory University are investigating claims that members from their Zeta Beta Tau fraternity chapters insulted and spat on disabled veterans and ripped American flags off their cars during a spring formal last week. The veterans were at the same resort in Panama City Beach for an event called the Warrior Beach Retreat, The Gainesville Sun reported, when the fraternity members allegedly began accosting them.
April 24, 2015
A new study says that the University of Alabama at Birmingham's decision to cut its football program for financial reasons was "ill-advised," as the program was actually making money for the university, and that surpluses are expected to increase over the next few years.
April 24, 2015
New book by Jon Krakauer shows how colleges and local law enforcement clash over campus sexual assault.
April 22, 2015
California Polytechnic University's Queer Student Union organized a demonstration (please be warned that link features an image of excrement) Thursday to protest the university's lack of restrooms that can safely be used by transgender students. The demonstration, in which students were encouraged to use only gender-neutral restrooms on campus, was called a "shit-in."
April 21, 2015
Colleges whose commencement speaker picks drew protests last year have opted to invite less controversial figures for this year's ceremonies.
April 15, 2015
The 35 postseason games of the Football Bowl Subdivision paid out more than $500 million to college football conferences this season, the Associated Press reported. The payout is an increase of $200 million from last season, the final year of the Bowl Championship Series. The increase is primarily the result of media deals to broadcast the seven games that make up the new college football playoff.
April 15, 2015
Greek life has been defended for years with claims that most problems are caused by just a few members. Can that argument survive?

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