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.

How Two-Year Colleges Can Mitigate Student Enrollment Declines

by | December 11, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the higher education sector, concerns arise around [...] Read more

Webinar Analyzes Prior-Learning Assessments’ Impact on Adult Student Outcomes

by | December 10, 2020
Using first-hand accounts of student experiences and input from higher education leaders, Lumin [...] Read more

Dr. Juliana Mosley Shares Her Journey Through Academia

by | December 9, 2020
Dr. Juliana Mosley considers herself an “educator through and through.” Her career began in [...] Read more

With Retirement Around the Corner, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. Reflects on Higher Education Career

by | December 8, 2020
After serving as president of Alabama A&M University (AAMU) for over 11 years, Dr. Andrew Hugin [...] Read more

ACE Creates Network of Colleges and Universities Focused on Prior Learning Experiences

by | December 7, 2020
After receiving a grant from the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) Foundation, t [...] Read more

Report: College Completion Rates See Marginal Increase

by | December 5, 2020
National six-year college completion rates has increased by 0.3% to reach 60.1%, the smallest g [...] Read more

UNH Focuses on Making Higher Ed Accessible to Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

by | December 3, 2020
With a $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Education-Office of Postsecondar [...] Read more

Dyersburg State Community College Expands Prison Education Program

by | December 2, 2020
Over the years, Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) has worked to bring college courses in [...] Read more

Betsy DeVos Criticizes Free College During Virtual Conference

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During the virtual 2020 Federal Student Aid Training Conference Tuesday, Secretary of Education [...] Read more

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