Sari Pascoe

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sari Pascoe

Dr. Sari Pascoe leads the inaugural Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Drew University. Dr. Pascoe brings professional skills in executive administration, organizational change management, leadership, strategic planning, evaluation and assessment, collaboration, instruction, research, and fundraising.

Dr. Pascoe holds degrees in Business (organizational management), K-12 and adult education (Spanish BCLAD teaching credential), Instructional Technologies, and a Ph.D. degree in Education with a focus on systemic change in organizations and a minor in fundraising & grant writing from Indiana University, Bloomington (IN), San Francisco State University (CA), and Eastern University (PA).

Over the last decade she resided in the West Coast and led nonprofits and campus-wide initiatives in higher education institutions. This included managing the largest research portfolio for the School of Education at the University of Oregon and leading the institution as Assistant Vice President for the Division of Equity and Inclusion. In this role, Dr. Pascoe led the campus & community engagement portfolio, transforming the way in which the institution engaged with and served its constituents. Most recently, she led campus-wide re-design efforts at Cornell University and campus-wide inaugural initiatives at Ithaca College. You can reach Dr. Sari Pascoe via e-mail at spascoe@drew.edu

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Tips For Balancing School And Family Life For Adult Learners

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If you’re an adult learner, it can be tough to balance school and family responsibilities.  This article from Fast Web offers ten tips to help adult learners effectively manage the competing priorities.  Read the article.

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This article from The Best Schools asks the question, “Why Are Non-Traditional Students So Much Happier In College?”   According to the 2017 National Student Satisfaction and Priorities Report  found that sixty-seven percent of adult learners and seventy-four percent of online …

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Why International Students Are Good For Colleges, Universities And America

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Most of us know that International students are an integral part of any campus community, but this article by Forbes breaks down just how important they are to colleges, universities, and the United States culturally and economically.  Read the article.

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Getting Into (and Finishing) College Can Be Harder for Poorer Students

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Many factors contribute to low enrollment and graduation rates among economically disadvantaged students, but this article from The Atlantic discusses one factor that can make a big difference, access to guidance and support.  Read the article.

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Non-Traditional Students What Does It Mean To Be One?

Non-Traditional Students What Does It Mean To Be One?

When it comes to defining what it means to be a non-traditional student, one size does not fit all.  Frequently the term is used to define students who are older than the age of traditional college students (18-22).  This article …

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How The Next Generation Of Muslim Students Are Crafting Their Own Story

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This article from NPR‘s Morning Edition introduces a mosaic of students of the Muslim faith and how members of this next generation is shaping their authentic stories.  Read the article.

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Pew Research Center Offers 5 Insights About Latinos And Education

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Over a ten year period the high school drop-out rate amongst Hispanic/Latinx students has dropped, while there has been a corresponding increase in college attendance.  This data driven article from the Pew Research Center highlights 5 key trends.  Read the …

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COVID-19 is creating unprecedented pressures for scores of people all over the world and college students are no exception.  This article from Talk Space discusses strategies to help students prioritize their mental health including things such as, moving back home …

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Number of International Students At An All-Time High In The U.S.

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For the fourth consecutive year the number of students, 1,095,299, studying in the United States from other countries is as at an all-time high.  This represents a .05% increase from the previous year.  The Institute of International Education, founded in …

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13 Problems Only Commuter Students Understand

13 Problems Only Commuter Students Understand

The Odyssey website offers insight into the uniqueness of the commuter student experiences and challenges that they navigate as part of their college experience.  Read the article.

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