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.

Rutgers University at Camden’s Chancellor Named Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Board of Directors

by | January 12, 2020
Rutgers University at Camden’s Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon was named chair of the Board o [...] Read more

American Association of State Colleges and Universities Receives $2.5M Grant

by | January 9, 2020
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the American Association of State Colleges and Un [...] Read more

APLU Receives $2.5M Grant to Aid Student Success

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The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) received a $2.5 million grant from [...] Read more

New Chair of Theater at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Aims to Increase Opportunities for Women in the Industry

by | January 8, 2020
Patsy Collins Bandes was named chair of theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She now has [...] Read more

Walsh College Becomes First Institution to Partner with Detroit Promise

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Walsh College announced a partnership with Detroit Promise to offer an opportunity for communit [...] Read more

African Methodist Episcopal Church Forgives Morris Brown College’s $4M Debt

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Over $4 million in debt owed by Morris Brown College was forgiven by the Executive Committee of [...] Read more

University of New Haven Partners With New Haven Promise to Offer More Scholarships

by | January 7, 2020
The University of New Haven recently partnered with New Haven Promise to provide students an ex [...] Read more

College Freshman Elected as Local Council Member

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Chris Kalcich, a first-year studio art and painting student at Susquehanna University, became t [...] Read more

Michelle Obama to Launch Video Series on Instagram as Part of Reach Higher Initiative

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama will expand her Reach Higher Initiative, aimed to help first-g [...] Read more

UC San Diego and SDCCD Received $2.7M in Grants

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The University of California San Diego and San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) receive [...] Read more

New Study Analyzes Impact of Exercise Program in Elementary Schools

by | January 6, 2020
A new study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) analyzed the impact of the [...] Read more

Former President of Southern Vermont College Files Lawsuit Against Trustees

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After the closure of Southern Vermont College, former president Dr. David Evans has filed a law [...] Read more

Wake Forest University Confronts Slavery Past Through New Project

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Over the past three years, Wake Forest University has focused on uncovering their connection an [...] Read more

Princeton University to Display Portraits of Campus Workers

by | January 2, 2020
Portraits depicting campus workers will be displayed on Princeton University’s campus in [...] Read more

Hillary Clinton Named Chancellor of Queen’s University at Belfast

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was named chancellor of Queen’s University at [...] Read more