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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.


The University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education to Host Virtual Event to Discuss Systemic Racism

by | August 30, 2020
The University at Buffalo (UB) Graduate School of Education plans to host a two-day virtual eve [...] Read more

Cuomo Releases Guidelines for Colleges Experiencing COVID-19 Outbreaks

by | August 27, 2020
Large gatherings and parties have been reported at colleges and universities across the country [...] Read more

William & Mary Approves Design for Memorial Honoring Individuals Enslaved by the Institution

by | August 26, 2020
The College of William & Mary approved the final design  for a memorial honoring at least [...] Read more

University of Kentucky Names Ja’Mahl McDaniel as Director of Martin Luther King Center

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Ja’Mahl McDaniel was named the director of the University of Kentucky (UK) Martin Luther King [...] Read more

New Guidelines Aim to Break Down Racial and Gender Disparities in Education for Young Girls of Color

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The Education Trust and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a guide recommending [...] Read more

Study Finds Evidence That Counters Legal Complaints Filed Against Yale and Harvard

by | August 24, 2020
A new study found evidence that counters legal complaints that Asian American students faced co [...] Read more

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History to Host Conference Virtually

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The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) announced that it wi [...] Read more

Fisk University Cuts Ties with University President Dr. Kevin Rome

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Fisk University announced that it has cut ties with Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr, who has served as pr [...] Read more

Dr. Diana Doyle to Retire as President June 2021

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Dr. Diana Doyle, president of Arapahoe Community College (ACC), announced that she will retire [...] Read more

Bethel University’s College of Adult and Professional Studies to Offer Lower Tuition Rate for Active-Duty Military Members

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Bethel University’s College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) will offer a tuition rat [...] Read more

Pitt Introduces Mandatory Anti-Racism Course for Freshmen

by | August 21, 2020
Starting this fall, all incoming freshman will be required to take a one-credit course focused [...] Read more

Jefferson Davis Parkway in New Orleans to be Renamed After Former Xavier University President

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After a unanimous vote by council members, Jefferson Davis Parkway in New Orleans, Louisiana, w [...] Read more

Stanford Graduate School of Business Releases Action Plan to Address Racial Inequity and Bias

by | August 20, 2020
The Stanford Graduate School of Business has launched an action plan to address racial inequity [...] Read more

Morehouse College Receives $9 Million Grant to Study STEM Success at HBCUs

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As part of the establishment of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Undergr [...] Read more

African American Male Presidents at PWIs Start Tenures Amid Black Lives Matter Flashpoint

by | August 19, 2020
Drs. Darryll J. Pines, Jonathan Holloway and Gregory Washington, three Black leaders in higher [...] Read more