Sarah Wood - Higher Education

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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.


Businessman Receives Prison Time for Role in College Admissions Scandal

by | October 31, 2019
Jeffrey Bizzack, a California businessman, was sentenced to two months in prison for his role i [...] Read more

Prince George’s Community College President to Retire Next Year

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Dr. Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) is set to retire [...] Read more

University of Michigan to Build Innovation Center in Downtown Detroit

by | October 30, 2019
As part of an over $300 million development plan, the University of Michigan will open an innov [...] Read more

Reports: Underrepresented Students at Illinois Institutions Impacted by Budget Cuts

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A recent period of higher education cutbacks in Illinois has created affordability and equity [...] Read more

Northwestern Journalism School Announces Scholarship Program

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Alongside Reuters and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Northwestern Univer [...] Read more

NCAA Votes to Change Rule Regarding Student-Athlete Payment

by | October 29, 2019
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) leaders voted unanimously Tuesday in support of [...] Read more

Albion College Receives Largest Donation in School History

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Albion College received $8 million from former CEO of Eaton Corporation Alexander “Sandy” C [...] Read more

ACLU Calls for Removal of Charges Against UConn Students

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and civil rights groups are attempting to get charges [...] Read more

Goucher College Creates Project to Research History of Slavery on Campus Land

by | October 28, 2019
To study the role and use of slavery and racism on the land in which Goucher College now reside [...] Read more

Lincoln University to be Honored With Historical Marker on Campus

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Lincoln University is set to receive a historical marker on campus Nov. 14 presented by the Ton [...] Read more

Gonzaga Professor Receives Two Research Fellowships

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Dr. Laurie Arnold, associate professor and director of Native American Studies at Gonzaga Unive [...] Read more

Dr. Leah Barrett Named President of Northeast Community College

by | October 25, 2019
Dr. Leah Barrett was recently appointed as Northeast Community College’s ninth president. [...] Read more

NASA Offers Educational Program for Community College Students

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For science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) community college students, the Nat [...] Read more

WSU Introduces New Initiative that Offers Free Tuition for Detroit High School Graduates

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Graduates of Detroit public schools and Detroit residents with high school diplomas are eligibl [...] Read more

Bill Introduced in Georgia Will Allow Payment of College Athletes

by | October 24, 2019
A new bill will be introduced in the Georgia General Assembly that will permit college athletes [...] Read more