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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.


Dr. Kristina M. Johnson Named Next President of The Ohio State University

by | June 7, 2020
Dr. Kristina M. Johnson has been named the 16th president of The Ohio State University (OSU), a [...] Read more

ACCT Report Highlights Need for Community Colleges to Offer Both Financial Education, Aid

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A new report by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) in partnership with The Gu [...] Read more

Summit Discusses Mental Health and Equity on College Campuses

by | June 4, 2020
On the second day of the virtual Campus Prevention Network Summit, hosted by EVERFI, conversati [...] Read more

Summit Discusses Health and Safety Issues on College Campuses

by | June 3, 2020
College students' mental health and well being in a time of pandemic and their safety when new [...] Read more

Some Colleges See Rise in Summer Enrollment Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

by | June 2, 2020
Despite COVID-19 creating uncertainty in higher education, some colleges and universities in th [...] Read more

University of Michigan’s Kessler Scholars Program for First-Generation Students Expands to Other Institutions

by | May 27, 2020
The Kessler Presidential Scholars Program, which was established at the College of Literature, [...] Read more

Campus Pride and PFLAG Host a Virtual Lavender Graduation Ceremony

by | May 24, 2020
Members of the class of 2020, their families as well as faculty and staff from colleges and uni [...] Read more

Colleges Make Plans for Safe On-Campus Student Move Out

by | May 19, 2020
With spring semester coming to an end, universities and colleges have put protocols in place to [...] Read more

2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Set the Standard When it Comes to Inclusive Practices

by | May 18, 2020
Sixteen institutions are featured in Diverse’s 2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Communit [...] Read more

Experts Provide Mental Health Tips Amid Pandemic-Related Stressors

by | May 17, 2020
Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the lives of people around the wor [...] Read more

U of Maryland’s Dr. Jan Padios Encourages Students to Think Critically

by | May 12, 2020
Dr. Jan Padios — associate professor and director of graduate studies within the Department o [...] Read more

How Universities Plan to Hold Graduation Ceremonies Amid a Pandemic

by | May 10, 2020
Over the past few months, universities and colleges around the country have worked towards plan [...] Read more

Rutgers CMSI and The Whether Host Virtual Entrepreneurship Program for HBCU Students

by | May 5, 2020
To increase the number of historically Black college and university (HBCUs) students pursuing e [...] Read more

HBCUs to Host National Virtual Commencement Ceremony

by | May 4, 2020
After having conversations with seniors, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn Colleg [...] Read more

Survey: 30% of High School Students Plan to Delay Their College Start Date

by | May 1, 2020
A new survey reveals that 30% of high school students are delaying their college start date whi [...] Read more