Sara Weissman - Higher Education
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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Howard University Launches New Program to Diversify Hollywood

by | October 13, 2019 Howard University is partnering with Amazon Studios to launch a new program aimed at diversifyi Read more

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Prepares for 19th Annual Leadership Institute

by | October 12, 2019
This week, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is hosting its 19th annual Leadership Institute i [...] Read more

Report Reveals Department of Education Ignored Warnings About Public Service Loan Forgiveness

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A new report by the House Committee on Education and Labor shows that the Department of Educati [...] Read more

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Addresses HBCU Leaders About Expired Funding

by | October 10, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sent a letter to leaders of historically Black colleges [...] Read more

Wabash College Discontinues Sheepskin Diplomas

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For 187 years, Wabash College – an all-male private liberal arts college in Crawfordsville, I [...] Read more

University of Akron School of Law Accepts GRE Scores

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The University of Akron School of Law announced Wednesday that it will allow applicants to subm [...] Read more

Foundation President and Historian Wants to Make the Humanities Accessible

by | October 8, 2019
Dr. Andrew Delbanco wears two hats. He’s the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies [...] Read more

The ACT Unveils New Test-Taking Options

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Next year, the ACT is offering students new test-taking options next year. Starting in Septembe [...] Read more

Oprah Winfrey Announces $13 Million Donation to Morehouse College

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Oprah Winfrey announced a $13 million donation to continue her Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program a [...] Read more

A Kentucky Christian University Plans to Offer Programs in West Virginia

by | October 7, 2019
Campbellsville University, a private Christian university in Kentucky, may start offering degre [...] Read more

McHenry County College Awarded $2.25 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Education

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The U.S. Department of Education awarded McHenry County College a $2.25 million grant to be dis [...] Read more

New Report Explores How State Policy Impacts Access to Higher Education

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A new report by Ithaka S+R, a higher education consulting company, advocates for states to crea [...] Read more

South Carolina Hosts African American History Conference

by | October 6, 2019
Last week, over a thousand academics, activists and students gathered in Charleston, South Caro [...] Read more

Teagle Foundation Forum Explores What Liberal Arts Can Offer Underrepresented Students

by | October 5, 2019
At a forum marking the Teagle Foundation’s 75th anniversary, humanities faculty explored what [...] Read more

Brown University Removes GRE Requirement for 24 Doctoral Programs

by | October 4, 2019
Next year, Brown University applicants won’t need to provide Graduate Records Examination (GR [...] Read more
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