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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February 3, 2017
At NCAA meeting, college sports leaders say institutions should support athletes' right to protest and urge colleges to communicate better with their players.
February 3, 2017
Virginia Foxx, a North Carolina Republican and chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, said Thursday that the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel should "abandon his partisan agenda or step down immediately." The statement was made in response to the general counsel, Richard Griffin, issuing a memorandum on Tuesday that said scholarship football players at private Football Bowl Subdivision institutions ar
February 2, 2017
Big-time college football players at private institutions should be considered employees, the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel says in new memo.
February 2, 2017
While Title IX has helped the number of female college athletes soar 500 percent since 1972, the same cannot be said about women coaches. In the last four decades, the percentage of women’s teams being coached by women has fallen from 90 percent to 40 percent.
February 1, 2017
Several conservative and libertarian organizations are urging state lawmakers to adopt legislation that aims to "restore and protect freedom of thought and expression" on college campuses. The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank that launched a new education policy center last week, promoted the proposed state-level law at panel discussion Tuesday. 
January 31, 2017
A former dean of students at Washington University, in St. Louis, has been indicted on a federal child pornography charge. The former official, Justin X. Carroll, retired earlier this month for "personal reasons," but the university said it became aware of the investigation on Dec. 20 and immediately banned Carroll from campus. Carroll, had also served as Washington's interim athletic director, officially resigned on Jan. 5.
January 27, 2017
A University of Wisconsin at Madison student who has been campaigning to create a white nationalist organization on campus was convicted of racially motivated arson against two African-American churches in 2005. In a statement released Thursday, Rebecca Blank, the university's chancellor, defended the student's right to free speech but denounced his actions.
January 26, 2017
With uncertainty about how the Trump administration and the new Congress will tackle sexual violence on campuses, college leaders urge institutions to keep up sexual assault prevention efforts.
January 25, 2017
State judge says University of Kentucky need not release records related to sexual assault allegations against a former professor. University officials say student privacy wins out; critics call Kentucky's argument a "smokescreen."
January 24, 2017
Leaders of Florida State University's College Republicans are facing impeachment over allegations that they embezzled $16,000 in membership dues and donations and engaged in the "overt solicitation of sexual favors in exchange for favorable board positions," according to a notice of impeachment which became public Monday.


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