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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May 26, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Friday that it received a "notice of allegations" from the National Collegiate Athletic Association regarding an investigation into whether it violated NCAA bylaws during a decades-long academic fraud scandal. “We take these allegations very seriously, and we will carefully evaluate them to respond within the NCAA’s 90-day deadline," UNC said in a statement.
May 22, 2015
The suicide rate among National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes is lower than that of college-aged members of the general and collegiate populations, a new study found. Male athletes and football players, the study concluded, had significantly higher rates of suicide than female athletes.
May 22, 2015
Ohio Supreme Court rules that sworn police departments at private colleges are subject to open-records laws. A judge in Indiana disagrees.
May 20, 2015
At a Knight Commission meeting about the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit, discussion turns to fears about other upcoming court and labor board rulings.
May 20, 2015
Despite the administration's attempt to ban "large objects" from Columbia University's Class Day ceremonies Tuesday, a student carried a mattress with her on stage in protest of the university's handling of sexual assault complaints.
May 19, 2015
Florida Atlantic University has turned two parking garage security booths into academic advising offices for commuter students.
May 19, 2015
Two-thirds of college and university risk managers responding to a recent survey said they consider the risks associated with fraternities to be among the most significant risks facing higher education.
May 18, 2015
College athletes in football and other sports are turning to early retirement, choosing to end their athletic careers to avoid the long-term effects of concussions.
May 15, 2015
Kennesaw State University said Thursday it is "reviewing the concerns" of a student who posted a video online showing an academic adviser threatening to call security on the student as he allegedly waited for assistance. The student also said via Twitter that the adviser canceled previous attempts to meet and was unhelpful when he tried asking her questions over email. The student, who is black, uploaded the video Wednesday night.
May 15, 2015
About 30 percent of college marching band members surveyed in a new national study reported that they had observed hazing in their programs. Few of the students said they ever reported the behavior, however.

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