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.


Yale Receives $100M Gift to Advance Public-School System Equity

by | December 8, 2019
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation donated $100 million to the Yale School of Management (SOM) [...] Read more

Owens Community College President Creates Initiative to Combat Community College Stigma

by | December 5, 2019
To combat “pejorative” and “outdated” views on community colleges, Owens Community Coll [...] Read more

Study Focuses on Millennial’s Perceptions of their College Education

by | December 3, 2019
Dr. Larry Chiagouris, a professor of marketing at Pace University, recently unveiled his resear [...] Read more

UNC Agrees to Fund a $2.5M Trust for Care and Preservation of Confederate Statue Silent Sam

by | December 2, 2019
Last year, the Confederate statue Silent Sam fell after protests occurred on the University of [...] Read more

Study: Veterans More Likely to Hold Non-Degree Credentials

by | November 26, 2019
A new study found that United States military veterans are more likely than their general popul [...] Read more

Adjunct New Jersey Faculty Receive Wage Increase, Full-Time Professors Still in Negotiations

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Following a string of statewide rallies last week , around 5,000 unionized adjunct faculty memb [...] Read more

CLEO Announces New Scholarship During Honors Reception

by | November 25, 2019
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) announced a new scholarship to help fir [...] Read more

Ole Miss Senior Becomes School’s First African American Female Rhodes Scholar

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Arielle Hudson, a University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) senior, became the first African-America [...] Read more

College Diabetes Network Launches Initiative to Help Students With Chronic or Invisible Diseases

by | November 24, 2019
Many students with chronic or invisible illnesses are left to self-advocate during throughout t [...] Read more

IU Professor Keeps Job After Racist, Sexist and Homophobic Tweets Revealed

by | November 22, 2019
Despite using his social media account to express racist, sexist and homophobic opinions, India [...] Read more

Thousands Gather to Celebrate Life of Late Toni Morrison

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Thousands gathered at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine Nov. 21 to pay tribute to the [...] Read more

Howard University to Pay Tribute to the Late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

by | November 21, 2019
Howard University will pay tribute to the life of the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, who [...] Read more

Policy Brief Recommends Changes to Federal Aid Requirements

by | November 20, 2019
More than one million students default on loans each year with student loan debt reaching $1.5 [...] Read more

Interim Sheriff Offered to Complete College Degree Within a Year to Meet County Requirement

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This month, Cuyahoga County voted in favor of requiring a sheriff to hold either a four-year de [...] Read more

Report Recommends Budget and Policy Planning to Meet Virginia’s 2030 Attainment Plan

by | November 19, 2019
SCHEV, the Lumina Foundation’s Strategy Labs and HCM Strategists recently released a report t [...] Read more