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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January 23, 2017
NCAA's Power Five conferences unanimously adopt new rules lessening time demands on college athletes, though some programs would like to see exemptions made for recruiting activities.
January 20, 2017
New study finds that penalties for breaking NCAA rules are largely consistent across conference membership -- and that men's basketball and football account for the vast majority of violations.
January 18, 2017
At NCAA meeting, Division I and the Power Five conferences will take a second shot at legislation limiting time demands on athletes. Divisions II and III expect to adopt new rules giving “unchallengeable authority” to physicians on when athletes should play after concussions.
January 18, 2017
Three University of Oregon football players were hospitalized last week following a series of "grueling" off-season strength and conditioning workouts, The Oregonian reported on Monday. All three players remain in the hospital, and the mother of one of the athletes told the newspaper that her son was diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis, a rare condition in which muscle tissue degrades and can enter the bloodstream.
January 13, 2017
Survey suggests that increasing student demand for mental health services -- spurred by prevention and awareness campaigns -- may be leading colleges to focus less on ongoing treatment in order to respond more rapidly to high-risk students.
January 9, 2017
The University of Southern California will bring the University of Pennsylvania's Shaun Harper to campus, as well as several of Penn's initiatives, with big plans for a nationwide campus climate survey.
January 6, 2017
Stanford faces criticism for policies requiring a supermajority or unanimous vote when deciding responsibility in sexual misconduct cases. Few other institutions have a similar process.
January 4, 2017
The University of Minnesota has fired its head football coach, the Star Tribune reported Tuesday. The coach, Tracy Claeys, faced intense criticism last month after his players threatened to boycott the Holiday Bowl over the suspension of 10 teammates who had been accused of sexually assaulting and harassing a female student.
December 21, 2016
Minnesota football team has ended its boycott over the suspensions of 10 players accused of sexual assault, but coach’s comments in support of the team continue to draw criticism as taking sides against woman who brought complaint of gang rape.
December 20, 2016
The University of Minnesota football players' short-lived boycott has been parodied in a short sketch spoofing the film Dead Poets Society.


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