Sarah Wood - Higher Education
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Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education covering community colleges and minority-serving institutions. She previously worked as a reporting intern with Diverse. She is a recent graduate of Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.


Collaboration Effort Creates Native American Law and Policy Institute

by | September 21, 2019
A partnership between the Southern University Law Center and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana h [...] Read more

Bard College Receives $165,000 Grant for Center Focused on Combating Hate

by | September 20, 2019
Bard College in New York received $165,000 from the GS Humane Corporation to fund five projects [...] Read more

UTEP Honored for High Retention, Graduation Rates Among Underrepresented Students

by | September 19, 2019
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) was recently recognized and given an award by the Cen [...] Read more

Oregon University Employees Plan Strike, Demand Wage Increase

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Over 95 percent of higher education workers at Oregon’s seven public universities voted t [...] Read more

“Black 14” Received Apology from UW, 50 Years After Incident

by | September 18, 2019
In 1969, 14 Black football players at the University of Wyoming (UW) asked their coach for perm [...] Read more

House of Representatives Pass FUTURE Act

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On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 2486, the Foster [...] Read more

Student Development Practitioner Finds New Home at USC

by | September 17, 2019
Winston Crisp is now serving as vice president for student affairs at the University of Souther [...] Read more

FAMU Students Participate in JC Penney’s Discount Event

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At Governor’s Square Mall in Tallahassee, Florida, the department store chain JC Penney hoste [...] Read more

Black Student Assaulted, Called N-Word by Two White Students on UA’s Campus

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Two White University of Arizona (UA) students were arrested after assaulting a Black student on [...] Read more

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