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.

College Freshman Elected as Local Council Member

by | January 7, 2020
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

The New School Received $880,000 in Grants

by | December 29, 2019
The New School recently received grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and The Open Socie [...] Read more

Kevin Guskiewicz Named UNC Chancellor

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Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz was recently named chancellor and chief executive officer of the Universit [...] Read more

Policy Brief Highlights Need for Higher Education Institutions to Create Systematic Changes Within Teaching

by | December 19, 2019
A new report by the Aurora Institute, previously known as iNACOL, details the need for higher e [...] Read more

Five Clarkson University Professors Receive $1 Million Grant to Address Shortage of STEM Teachers in High-Need Schools

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The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teach Scholarship Program granted $1 million to fi [...] Read more

Tom Joyner Creates Scholarships for Benedict College Students

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Tom Joyner, who served for 25 years as radio host of “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” [...] Read more

American University Launches Full Scholarship Program for D.C. Resident Students

by | December 18, 2019
American University (AU) set aside $3 million to create full scholarships for Washington D.C. b [...] Read more

Funding and Investment in HBCUs, a Focus of Discussion on Capitol Hill

by | December 17, 2019
During the 2020 fiscal year, there will be a 15% increase devoted to strengthening Historically [...] Read more