Sara Hebel

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Sara Hebel

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As The Chronicle's assistant managing editor, Sara Hebel oversees a team of editors and reporters who cover broad trends in higher education, including the changes, problems, and questions that confront colleges and the people who grapple with them.

Hebel has worked as a reporter and editor at The Chronicle since 1999. She served as editor of the Profession section from 2011 to 2014, directing coverage of administrators, faculty, and graduate students. From 2007 to 2011, she was politics editor, managing coverage of the Bush and Obama administrations, Congress, and state governments. As a reporter, from 1999 to 2007, she wrote about state and federal policy debates and public-university governance and finance.

Sara has won national awards for reporting from the Education Writers Association and has made frequent appearances on national panels and news programs to discuss higher-education policy and trends.

Before coming to The Chronicle, Hebel covered Congress and national politics for Legi-Slate, on online news service affiliated with the Washington Post Company. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University.