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.


Yale University Renews Faculty Excellence and Diversity Initiative Program

by | December 11, 2019
Dr. Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, announced that the institution will renew its [...] Read more

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Announces Partnership with University of Memphis

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare recently announced a partnership with the University of Memphis [...] Read more

Medical College of Wisconsin Receives $2M to Help Train Rural Doctors

by | December 10, 2019
The Sentry Insurance Foundation donated $2 million to the Medical College of Wisconsin intendin [...] Read more

University of California Regents Sued Over Use of SAT, ACT Scores in Admissions

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The University of California Board of Regents faces lawsuits from four students, six nonprofits [...] Read more

Hinds Community College President Announces Retirement

by | December 9, 2019
Last week, Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College, announced his plans to retire [...] Read more

New UPenn Scholarship Aims to Diversify Urban Planning

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After CEO and co-founder of L+M Development Partners Ron Moelis noticed a dearth group of diver [...] Read more

Ascendium Funds New Initiative to Improve Prison Education System

by | December 8, 2019
Using $5 million in funding, Ascendium Education Group will launch a new initiative focused on [...] Read more

Yale Receives $100M Gift to Advance Public-School System Equity

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The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation donated $100 million to the Yale School of Management (SOM) [...] Read more

Owens Community College President Creates Initiative to Combat Community College Stigma

by | December 5, 2019
To combat “pejorative” and “outdated” views on community colleges, Owens Community Coll [...] Read more

Study Focuses on Millennial’s Perceptions of their College Education

by | December 3, 2019
Dr. Larry Chiagouris, a professor of marketing at Pace University, recently unveiled his resear [...] Read more

UNC Agrees to Fund a $2.5M Trust for Care and Preservation of Confederate Statue Silent Sam

by | December 2, 2019
Last year, the Confederate statue Silent Sam fell after protests occurred on the University of [...] Read more

Study: Veterans More Likely to Hold Non-Degree Credentials

by | November 26, 2019
A new study found that United States military veterans are more likely than their general popul [...] Read more

Adjunct New Jersey Faculty Receive Wage Increase, Full-Time Professors Still in Negotiations

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Following a string of statewide rallies last week , around 5,000 unionized adjunct faculty memb [...] Read more

CLEO Announces New Scholarship During Honors Reception

by | November 25, 2019
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) announced a new scholarship to help fir [...] Read more

Ole Miss Senior Becomes School’s First African American Female Rhodes Scholar

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Arielle Hudson, a University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) senior, became the first African-America [...] Read more