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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Attending College As A Pagan Student

Attending College As A Pagan Student

Everyone experiences a transition to college.  This article from the Learn Religions website offers advice to Pagan students on topics such as practice their faith in residence hall rooms and meeting other Pagan students.  Read the article.

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College Attendance For Hispanics Increases, But Disparities Persist

College Attendance For Hispanics Increases, But Disparities Persist

For Hispanic students the dream of going to college is happening in greater numbers.  But in spite of this positive growth, disparity still persists in terms of four year graduation rates.  Read this interesting article from PBS News Hour to …

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Lessons From a First-Gen, Working-Class Latinx Student

Lessons From a First-Gen, Working-Class Latinx Student

In the early 2000s, Alicia M. Reyes-Barriéntez attended a predominantly white institution.  In her article, published by Inside Higher Ed, she shares five things she wishes she’d known when she started college as a first generation, Latinx student.  Read the …

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3 Tips To Create Social Opportunities As A Commuter Student

3 Tips To Create Social Opportunities As A Commuter Student

U.S. News and World Report in their article, “3 Ways to Adjust to College as a Freshman Commuter” shares how attending orientation, getting a campus job, and just hanging out on campus can provide a first year commuter student with …

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Why Are Black Students 1.5 Times More Likely To Drop Out Than Counterparts?

Why Are Black Students 1.5 Times More Likely To Drop Out Than Counterparts?

The Guardian in their article, “Why do black students quit university more often than their white peers?” explores the reasons why black students are 1.5 times more likely to dropout of college than their white or asian counterparts in the …

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Attending College As A Muslim Student

Attending College As A Muslim Student

Everyone experiences a transition to college.  This article from the Learn Religions website offers advice and resources to Muslim students to make the transition easier while maintaining an Islamic identity and lifestyle.  Read the article.

 

 

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Five Things Parents Should Know About Gender Trends on Campus

Five Things Parents Should Know About Gender Trends on Campus

In an article published in Psychology Today, Dr. Marcia Morris, shares with parents, “Five Things You Should Know About Gender Trends On Campus.”  It explores the concept of gender fluidity and offers data and insights for being a supportive parent. 

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How To Get Your iPhone Read To You

How To Get Your iPhone Read To You

Did you know that your iPhone can read to you?  It’s true!  The iPhone has a read aloud feature and this article by Fernette Eide on the Dyslexic Advantage website tells you how to do it (with photos!).  Read the …

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A College Commuter Offers 10 Tips To Students

A College Commuter Offers 10 Tips To Students

Noelle Scolieri on the Unigo website offers 10 tips to college commuter students to help them navigate the campus environment.  The article covers everything from navigating parking to getting involved in campus life.  Read the tips.

 

 

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Religions In Harmony: See This Beautiful Interfaith Performance By The Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra

Religions In Harmony: See This Beautiful Interfaith Performance By The Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra

On March 30 the Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra performed Religions In Harmony for King Mohammed VI and Pope Francis.  The piece contained ” Insha Akbar,” “Adonai,” and “Ave Maria” performed in harmony by Smahi El Hadni, Françoise Atlan, and Caroline Casadesus, …

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