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.

Syracuse University Launches Joint J.D./M.B.A. Degree Program

by | January 7, 2021
To increase access into the legal workforce, Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Manageme [...] Read more

College of the Albemarle Plans to Offer Course on Mental Health First Aid

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The College of the Albemarle (COA) announced plans to offer a mental health first aid course, t [...] Read more

Dr. DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna Selected as President of Monroe Community College

by | January 5, 2021
Dr. DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna, who was recently appointed president of Monroe Community College (MCC [...] Read more

Stakeholders Call for Increased Support for HSIs Given Impact of COVID-19

by | December 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact businesses, schools and daily life in a number of [...] Read more

Joe Biden Nominates Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior

by | December 18, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico to be United States Secr [...] Read more

Report Provides Recommendations to Close Diversity Gap in Teacher Preparation Programs

by | December 17, 2020
The New Teachers Project (TNTP) recently released a report that compared the demographics in te [...] Read more

SDSU Launches Career Preparation Program for Black Students

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To prepare Black students for the transition from postsecondary education to the workforce, San [...] Read more

Report Examines How HBCUs Can Create Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ+ Students

by | December 14, 2020
The Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) [...] Read more

How Two-Year Colleges Can Mitigate Student Enrollment Declines

by | December 11, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the higher education sector, concerns arise around [...] Read more

Webinar Analyzes Prior-Learning Assessments’ Impact on Adult Student Outcomes

by | December 10, 2020
Using first-hand accounts of student experiences and input from higher education leaders, Lumin [...] Read more

Dr. Juliana Mosley Shares Her Journey Through Academia

by | December 9, 2020
Dr. Juliana Mosley considers herself an “educator through and through.” Her career began in [...] Read more

With Retirement Around the Corner, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. Reflects on Higher Education Career

by | December 8, 2020
After serving as president of Alabama A&M University (AAMU) for over 11 years, Dr. Andrew Hugin [...] Read more

ACE Creates Network of Colleges and Universities Focused on Prior Learning Experiences

by | December 7, 2020
After receiving a grant from the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) Foundation, t [...] Read more

Report: College Completion Rates See Marginal Increase

by | December 5, 2020
National six-year college completion rates has increased by 0.3% to reach 60.1%, the smallest g [...] Read more

UNH Focuses on Making Higher Ed Accessible to Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

by | December 3, 2020
With a $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Education-Office of Postsecondar [...] Read more