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Sarah Hebel CHE

Sara Hebel

Assistant Managing Editor (former)
The Chronicle of Higher Education

As assistant managing editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Sara Hebel oversaw a team of editors and reporters who covered broad trends in higher education, including the changes, problems, and questions that confront colleges and the people who grapple with them.

Hebel worked as a reporter and editor at The Chronicle beginning in 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.

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

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