Sara Weissman - Higher Education
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Sara Weissman
Sara Weissman is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, covering public policy and faculty life. She formerly served as editor of New Voices Magazine and reported for Religion News Service, where her work was published in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and USA Today, among other outlets. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from UC Berkeley and earned her master's degree at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @SaraWeissman.


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UNCF Celebrates as FUTURE Act Awaits Trump’s Signature

by | December 10, 2019 The latest version of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan compromise on funding for minority serving i Read more

UNC Faculty Denounce Confederate Statue Settlement

by | December 9, 2019
The Faculty Council at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted against a settlement t [...] Read more

Over 200 Faculty Denounce Harvard’s Decision to Deny García Peña Tenure

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Over 200 faculty from across the U.S. and beyond sent a letter to Dr. Lawrence Bacow, Harvard U [...] Read more

Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership Supports Native Students in STEM

by | December 8, 2019
In the sciences, only 48 research doctorates were awarded to Native American and Alaska Native [...] Read more

New Community Colleges Catering to Needs of Next Generation of Students

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In the last 10 years, a small group of new community colleges has emerged on the U.S. higher ed [...] Read more

NYU Launches Dual Degree Program With Indian Institute of Technology

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New York University’s engineering school and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur are e [...] Read more

After Racist Graffiti, Salisbury University Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

by | December 5, 2019
Salisbury University is enacting new diversity and inclusion initiatives after racist messages [...] Read more

Syracuse University Increases Security In Response to Racist Incidents

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Syracuse University has added security patrols and cameras after a series of more than a dozen [...] Read more

Two International Students Become Rhodes Scholars at Earlham College

by | December 4, 2019
Earlham College - a small liberal arts school in Richmond, Indiana - cultivated two Rhodes Scho [...] Read more

Senators Introduce a Bipartisan Plan to Renew HBCU Funding

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After months of political wrangling, U.S. senators introduced a bipartisan plan to renew long-t [...] Read more

Tensions Continue at Syracuse University as Students Return to Campus

by | December 3, 2019
At Syracuse University, at least 12 racist and anti-Semitic incidents happened on campus in the [...] Read more

Montclair State University Discovers 112-Year-Old Letter

by | December 2, 2019
During a renovation project, Montclair State University in New Jersey found a 112-year-old lett [...] Read more

Sen. Bernie Sanders Proposes Plan to Support HBCUs

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After his recent tour of historically Black colleges and universities, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2 [...] Read more

Campus Staff With DACA Status Face Uncertainty Too

by | November 29, 2019
There’s a lot of talk about DACA students, as the U.S. Supreme Court deliberates on the Defer [...] Read more

President of the PhD Project Plans to Retire

by | November 27, 2019
Bernard J. Milano, president of the PhD project, a program to diversify business school faculty [...] Read more
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