Sarah Wood - Higher Education

Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. She previously was a summer reporting intern at Diverse. A recent graduate of Elon University, Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.

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Cardinal Appointment Generates Excitement and Hope for Future of Catholic Church

by | December 1, 2020 Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington D.C. made history Saturday—becoming the first African Read more

Colleges and Universities Plan for Fall Commencement Amid COVID-19

by | November 24, 2020
As the semester winds down, colleges and universities across the country are making plans for f [...] Read more

Earlham College Announces Scholarship for Local Students

by | November 23, 2020
Under Earlham College’s recently-established Heartland Region Scholarship, all accepted fall [...] Read more

Patient Professors Introduced Dr. Kellie Ann Jurado to Science, Now She’s Paying It Forward

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Dr. Kellie Ann Jurado’s exposure to scientists was minimal growing up. When she thought about [...] Read more

Marymount University Becomes Virginia’s First HSI

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With 25.1% of its undergraduate population identifying as Hispanic, Marymount University became [...] Read more

Panel Explores Accreditation and Role of HBCUs During COVID-19 Crisis

by | November 19, 2020
Higher education leaders convened virtually Nov. 19 to discuss the role of historically Black c [...] Read more

St. Mary’s to Host Virtual Dedication for Its Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland

by | November 18, 2020
With plans to build a stadium on campus, state law and regulations first required St. Mary's Co [...] Read more

Report Examines Basic Needs Insecurities of Instructional Staff at Colleges and Universities

by | November 16, 2020
A new report from the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice analyzed the rates of basi [...] Read more

Morgan State University’s Psychometrics Graduate Program Looks to Diversify the Field

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While it's a relatively new program, since its establishment, 10 students — including eight w [...] Read more

Guide Recommends Ways to Incorporate Mental Health Practices into the First-Year Experience

by | November 11, 2020
This spring, Active Minds and the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and St [...] Read more

Institutions Participate in National First-Generation College Celebrations

by | November 10, 2020
Within the higher education sector, Nov. 8 marked the annual celebration for first-generation s [...] Read more

Guilford College to Cut Academic Programs and More Faculty Members

by | November 9, 2020
After a review of its academic programs, Guilford College faces more budget cuts amid continued [...] Read more

Yale Professor Named as One of Three Co-Chairs on Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Taskforce

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Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, is among two others appointed as one of three co-chairs on president- [...] Read more

Rhode Island School of Design to Hire 10 Faculty Members Focused on Race and Decolonization

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By next fall, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) plans to hire at least 10 new faculty me [...] Read more

Dr. Timothy E. Sams Named President of SUNY Old Westbury

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With an almost 30-year higher education career, Dr. Timothy E. Sams was recently appointed pres [...] Read more
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