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.


Economy, Affordability to Blame in Decreased Community College Enrollment

by | September 16, 2019
New research from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) found that postsecondary institu [...] Read more

Morris Brown College Receives $500,000 Grant From Park Service

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The National Park Service has granted $500,000 to Morris Brown College, a historically Black co [...] Read more

CSU Students Outraged After Lack of University Response Following Racist Social Media Post

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Colorado State University (CSU) students seek reform on campus after the school’s lack of res [...] Read more

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to Prison for Role in Admissions Scandal

by | September 13, 2019
Actress Felicity Huffman, who pleaded guilty for her role in the college admissions scandal, wa [...] Read more

Donation to Fund FAMU Oceanic Research

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Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU) will use a recent National Oceanic and Atm [...] Read more

Achieving the Dream Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Student Parent Report

by | September 12, 2019
Achieving the Dream, an education based non-profit, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill alongside [...] Read more

UA at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History Receives $2.25 to Preserve Legacy of Governor Rockefeller

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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History has received a $2.25 mill [...] Read more

Americans Want Change in Higher Education Systems, Report Finds

by | September 11, 2019
Two-thirds of Americans desire change within the higher education system, a recent New America [...] Read more

2020 Presidential Candidates to Attend, Speak at Criminal Justice Forum

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The Second Step Presidential Justice Forum will be hosted by the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Cente [...] Read more

SREB Establishes Dual Enrollment Initiative to Address Inequity, Affordability Concerns

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Under the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) new initiative, a panel of universities, [...] Read more

Scholarship Created to Diversify Local News Industry

by | September 10, 2019
The Local Media Consortium (LMC) and the Local Media Association (LMA) is looking to increase d [...] Read more

Lumina Creates Task Force to Address Inequity Issues at Post-Secondary Institutions

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The Lumina Foundation, a national college access organization, has created a task force to high [...] Read more

Public Charter School Leaders to Protest Current Democratic Presidential Candidates

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To protest the current Democratic presidential candidate’s insufficient support for public ch [...] Read more

Former Dean of Yale Law School Sparks Controversy with New Book

by | September 9, 2019
A new book written by the former dean of Yale Law School has sparked controversy and reignited [...] Read more

Joan Johnson, Co-Founder of Johnson Products Company, Dies at 89

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Joan Johnson, co-founder of the Black hair care business Johnson Products Company, died Friday [...] Read more