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Deborah Long

Deborah LongInterim Dean of the School of Education & Professor of Education
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With an increasing income gap in the United States, Deborah Long recognizes the inequalities of college access and success. A strong believer that regardless of income or family history, all students should have an equal opportunity to achieve academic success, Long's research focuses on developing new and enhancing existing college access and success programs. The Founding Director of Elon Academy, a college access and success program for academically promising high school students in Alamance County, Long advocates for equal access to post-secondary education.


Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Leadership, University of Memphis
M.A. in Elementary Education, Virginia State University
B.A. in Psychology, Colby College

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