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.


Rutgers University President to Step Down, Join Faculty

by | July 25, 2019
Dr. Robert L. Barchi, Rutgers University’s 20th president, has announced that the upcomin [...] Read more

Latina Leaders Talk Education, Public Policy at Third Annual Summit

by | July 24, 2019
California Rep. Nanette Barragán remembers her immigrant parents telling her, “Doctor or law [...] Read more

Marquette to Add Nine Faculty in Race, Ethnic and Indigenous Studies

by | July 23, 2019
Marquette University plans to boost its Race, Ethnic and Indigenous Studies (REIS) program by o [...] Read more

New Report: Student Loan Debt Widens Racial Wealth Gap

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Student loan debt is swelling for graduates across the country. But according to a new report, [...] Read more

Sacred Heart Gets $2.4M to Combat Opioid Crisis Among Underserved

by | July 22, 2019
Connecticut residents are more likely to die of an unintentional drug overdose –most from pre [...] Read more

New Bill Addresses Barriers to Upward Bound Grants

by | July 19, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education rejected grants from one of the TRIO programs, Upward Bound, a [...] Read more

New Report Finds Stark Inequity in Chicago Higher Education

by | July 18, 2019
None of the Chicago-area four-year public universities, as of 2016, has been able to graduate m [...] Read more

Hampshire College Appoints New President

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This week, Hampshire College appointed its eighth president, Dr. Edward Wingenbach. He received [...] Read more

University of Maryland Summer Camp Strives to Diversify Computer Science

by | July 17, 2019
The number of jobs in computer science is expected to grow by 19 percent by 2026, according to [...] Read more

Bipartisan Panel Tackles Government’s Role in Higher Education Accountability

by | July 16, 2019
In a time of polarization when it may seem that Democrats and Republicans seldom agree, a bipa [...] Read more

UChicago Access Initiative Increases Enrollment From Underrepresented Groups

by | July 13, 2019
A student sent Sara Urquidez, executive director of the Academic Success Program, two videos sh [...] Read more
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