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.

Department of Education Will Cancel Loans For Art Institute of Colorado and Illinois Institute of Art Students

by | November 8, 2019
The Department of Education will cancel student loans and restore Pell grant eligibility for st [...] Read more

University of West Georgia Considers Cutting Faculty Members

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The University of West Georgia found itself with a $3 million tuition revenue gap this fall aft [...] Read more

University System of Maryland Selects New Chancellor

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Dr. Jay A. Perman, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, has been chosen to b [...] Read more

Higher Ed Institutions Wrestle With Reparations and Repentance

by | November 7, 2019
In a growing reparations movement, universities like Georgetown are looking for ways to financi [...] Read more

Students Pay Off Parking Fines With Peanut Butter and Jelly at the University of Alaska Anchorage

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At the University of Alaska Anchorage, individuals can pay off unpaid parking fines with an unu [...] Read more

Senate Democrats Start New Push to Pass the FUTURE Act

by | November 6, 2019
Sen. Doug Jones and Sen. Jon Tester are making a renewed push for the U.S. Senate to pass the F [...] Read more

Students Protest Racist Graffiti at Salisbury University

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Salisbury University students held a protest on Tuesday after racist language and threats were [...] Read more

Rural Students in Illinois Shoulder More Student Debt Than Their Peers

by | November 5, 2019
Rural students in Illinois take on more debt to attend college than their peers, preventing the [...] Read more

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Receives Chicago Tribune Literary Award

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Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. – Harvard University’s Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and [...] Read more

SDSU Passes Resolution Acknowledging Campus Lies on Native Land

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San Diego State University formally recognized that its campus rests on land belonging to the K [...] Read more

Senators Send Letter in Support of the FUTURE Act

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A group of 38 senators sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minorit [...] Read more

Bradley University Unveils Business and Engineering Convergence Center

by | November 4, 2019
Bradley University – a private university in Peoria, Illinois – is creating a new B [...] Read more

Police and FBI Investigating Flyers Found at Western Connecticut State University

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Flyers found on Western Connecticut State University’s campus that read “It’s OK to b [...] Read more

Florida State University Creates First College of Entrepreneurship

by | November 1, 2019
Florida State University will welcome the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship as its newest co [...] Read more

Dr. Daniel Wubah: a Ghanaian Regional King and University President

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For Dr. Daniel Wubah, the past two years have been a whirlwind. A year ago, in 2018, Wubah, a m [...] Read more