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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October 12, 2016
In what's believed to be a first, U of Maryland student government approves fee that would help fund university's overworked Title IX office.
October 11, 2016
Advocates for victims say leaked video of Republican not only points to troubling attitudes but highlights a key difference in the campaign platforms of the candidates.
October 10, 2016
NCAA stance against discrimination draws praise and raises questions about how association picks its battles and why it doesn't similarly challenge its own members.
October 5, 2016
Colleges are victims of a social media hoax, prompting concern that people dressed as clowns were stalking students and challenging campus security leaders.
October 4, 2016
The Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the O’Bannon case protects college sports’ amateurism model for now, but earlier ruling that the association violates antitrust laws leaves the model vulnerable.
September 29, 2016
At a forum organized by the Big 12, the conference urged colleges to hold athletes accountable when they commit acts of sexual and domestic violence.
September 27, 2016
A black student at Prairie State College says he was racially profiled on his way to class by a campus police officer. A dismissive response from the chair of the college's board draws criticism.
September 26, 2016
The film Goat depicts fraternity hazing at its most brutal, raising hopes that there could be cultural shift away from making light of the behavior. 
September 22, 2016
NCAA calls on college leaders to sign pledge promising to recruit and interview more women and ethnic minorities for top sports positions, but stops short of requiring institutions to do so.
September 21, 2016
Urging colleges to change a recruiting culture that targets middle schoolers, Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes.

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