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.


Thousands Gather to Celebrate Life of Late Toni Morrison

by | November 22, 2019
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

VSU President’s Contract Extended Until 2024

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Virginia State University (VSU) President Dr. Makola M. Abdullah’s contract was extended [...] Read more

Study Analyzes Young Americans Views on the Value of Higher Education

by | November 18, 2019
Despite strong beliefs in the importance of higher education, almost half of young Americans sa [...] Read more

Former Diversity Head Receives $145,000 in Payment from UI

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Dr. TaJuan Wilson, the former head of diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Iowa [...] Read more

UAB Awarded Over $6M in Research Funding

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This year, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) faculty, staff and administration were [...] Read more

New Research Analyzes Growth of International Exchange

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New research by The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the U.S. Department of Stat [...] Read more

Howard University to Receive Capitol Hill Office Items from the Late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings

by | November 17, 2019
U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings’ alma mater Howard University will receive items from [...] Read more

CUNY to Increase Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with $500,000 Grant

by | November 15, 2019
Using a $500,000 donation from New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, the City University [...] Read more

Four Institutions to Each Receive $260M Donation

by | November 14, 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Southern California (USC), Duke [...] Read more

CSU to Offer Online Bachelor’s Degrees to AFL-CIO Members

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Central State University (CSU) will now offer online bachelor’s degrees to members of the Ame [...] Read more

Lumina Foundation Donates $500,000 to Fill Educational Attainment Gaps

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The Lumina Foundation granted the state of Virginia $500,000 to increase educational attainment [...] Read more