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.

St. Mary’s to Host Virtual Dedication for Its Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland

by | November 18, 2020
With plans to build a stadium on campus, state law and regulations first required St. Mary's Co [...] Read more

Report Examines Basic Needs Insecurities of Instructional Staff at Colleges and Universities

by | November 16, 2020
A new report from the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice analyzed the rates of basi [...] Read more

Morgan State University’s Psychometrics Graduate Program Looks to Diversify the Field

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While it's a relatively new program, since its establishment, 10 students — including eight w [...] Read more

Guide Recommends Ways to Incorporate Mental Health Practices into the First-Year Experience

by | November 11, 2020
This spring, Active Minds and the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and St [...] Read more

Institutions Participate in National First-Generation College Celebrations

by | November 10, 2020
Within the higher education sector, Nov. 8 marked the annual celebration for first-generation s [...] Read more

Guilford College to Cut Academic Programs and More Faculty Members

by | November 9, 2020
After a review of its academic programs, Guilford College faces more budget cuts amid continued [...] Read more

Yale Professor Named as One of Three Co-Chairs on Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Taskforce

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Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, is among two others appointed as one of three co-chairs on president- [...] Read more

Rhode Island School of Design to Hire 10 Faculty Members Focused on Race and Decolonization

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By next fall, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) plans to hire at least 10 new faculty me [...] Read more

Dr. Timothy E. Sams Named President of SUNY Old Westbury

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With an almost 30-year higher education career, Dr. Timothy E. Sams was recently appointed pres [...] Read more

City of Philadelphia Partners With CCP to Create Scholarship Program

by | November 5, 2020
Looking to improve success rates for local students, the city partnered with the Community Coll [...] Read more

UC Santa Barbara Launches Racial Justice Fellowship Program for Graduate Students

by | November 4, 2020
Incoming graduate students at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) can now qualif [...] Read more

The Road Not Taken: Dr. Michael Sorrell Reflects on His Path to the Paul Quinn College Presidency

by | October 30, 2020
During his inaugural address, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell told the Paul Quinn College community that [...] Read more

Meet the First Black Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester

by | October 29, 2020
Upon graduating, Dr. Monique Mendes was “surprised” to learn that she became the first Blac [...] Read more

Report Reveals the Experiences of Working Community College Students

by | October 28, 2020
New research from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) analyzed the expe [...] Read more

National School Boards Association Tackles Equity Issues Within Public Education

by | October 27, 2020
As part of its “Public School Transformation Now!” campaign, which aims to improve equity a [...] Read more