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.


Dr. Don Sawyer Named Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at Quinnipiac University

by | October 7, 2019
Dr. Don C. Sawyer III was recently named the vice president for equity and inclusion at Quinnip [...] Read more

Ohio University Suspends All Fraternities Amid Hazing Allegations

by | October 5, 2019
Ohio University has suspended all 15 of its fraternities amid allegations of hazing, according [...] Read more

Nonprofit Aims to Support Latino Students Up Through First Career Job Offer

by | October 3, 2019
Attaining a higher education in the U.S. can be very challenging, especially for those who face [...] Read more

Loyola University Law Professor Earns Fellowship to Research Health Policies for Prisoners

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Andrea Armstrong, a Loyola University New Orleans law professor, was named an Interdisciplinary [...] Read more

ACE Convening Puts Spotlight on College Unbound

by | October 2, 2019
College Unbound (CU), an innovative institution located in Providence, Rhode Island, designed f [...] Read more

Our Lady of the Lake University Receives $3M to Improve Postgraduate Programs for Hispanic Students

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The United States Department of Education gifted $3 million to Our Lady of the Lake University [...] Read more

García Takes the Helm at Center for Community College Student Engagement

by | October 1, 2019
Dr. Linda Garcia has been named the new executive director of the Center for Community College [...] Read more

Minnesota State System Waives Application Fee in October

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In recognition of October as College Knowledge month, students will be able to submit free appl [...] Read more

UPS Recognized by Hispanic Scholarship Fund for Supporting Latinx Students

by | September 30, 2019
The United Parcel Service Foundation (UPS) will be honored as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s [...] Read more

Governor Larry Hogan Offers $200M to Settle 13-Year-Old HBCU Lawsuit

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has offered $200 million to resolve a 13-year-old lawsuit regardi [...] Read more

WSU Receives $100,000 to Launch Diversity Initiative

by | September 27, 2019
The Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) has donated $100,000 to Worcester State University [...] Read more

Education Trust Addresses Black Student Debt Crisis at D.C. Briefing

by | September 26, 2019
There is a debt crisis among African-American students on college and university campuses. Acco [...] Read more

FUTURE Act Halted in Senate, Higher Education Organizations and Leaders Dismayed

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U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander is standing in the way of the passage of Fostering Undergraduate T [...] Read more

Common App Receives Two Grants to Help Underrepresented Students Attend College

by | September 25, 2019
Common Application, a nonprofit higher education application organization, announced that they [...] Read more

UNCC to Host Public Education National Conference

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The Urban Education Collaborative at the  University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) wil [...] Read more