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.


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

by | September 12, 2019
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

Virginia Governor Selects First Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Dr. Janice Underwood was named Virginia’s first director of diversity, equity and inclusion b [...] Read more

Alabama Dean of Students Resigns After Far-Right Organization Criticizes Tweets

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Dr. Jamie Riley, assistant vice president and dean of students at the University of Alabama, re [...] Read more

Papa Johns Founder Donates $1M to Simmons College

by | September 6, 2019
Papa Johns founder John Schnatter recently donated $1 million to Simmons College of Kentucky. T [...] Read more

Donation to Help Spelman Further Grow STEM Education

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With the Department of Defense’s $2 million donation, Spelman College will continue to gr [...] Read more

National Program Introduces College to Service Members

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To help military service members prepare for the transition into college, Cornell University re [...] Read more

College Student Marijuana Use on the Rise, Report Finds

by | September 5, 2019
Marijuana use among college students has reached a 35-year high, according to a new University [...] Read more