Full Name: 
Beasley, Sarah
Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Primary Department: 
Academic Success Center
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Room #: 
SC 201
Student Center
Office Hours: 

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Call for Appointments


Ph.D., Boston College (2011)
Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education (2004)
B.A., Harvard University (2000)

Research Interests/Publications: 

Beasley, S.E. (2016). Country roads take me: A cultural analysis of college pathways among rural, first-generation students. In Youn, T.I.K. (ed.), Paradoxes of the Democratization of Higher Education (Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Volume 22) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 127-163.

Beasley, S.E.; Gardner, S; & Johnson, T. (2014). The West Virginia story: A case study in improving access and success for adult learners. In M. Culp & G. Dungy (Eds.), Increasing adult learner persistence and completion rates: A guide for student affairs leaders and practitioners (pp. 203-221).Washington, DC: NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Beasley, S.E., & Holly, L.N. (2013, May 13). To improve completion, remember the countryside. The Chronicle of Higher Education. http://www.chronicle.com/article/To-Improve-Completion/139183

Beasley, S.E., & Culp, M. (2012). Leading a statewide culture of evidence initiative. Leadership Exchange, 10(3), 14-17.

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