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.

Policy Brief Highlights Proposition 209 Impact on California Community Colleges

by | October 5, 2020
Education Trust-West released a new policy brief highlighting the impact of Proposition 209, a [...] Read more

Excelencia’s ALASS Institute Focuses on the Future of HSIs

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More than 1,000 higher education and organizational leaders virtually convened last week as par [...] Read more

NYU’s LEARN Highlights Results from “College in the Time of Corona” Survey

by | October 2, 2020
During a virtual discussion Sep. 30, New York University’s (NYU) Learning Analytics Research [...] Read more

$10 Million Grant Helps 16 Maryland Community Colleges Amid COVID-19

by | September 28, 2020
To support individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Larry Hogan announced $10 mi [...] Read more

Gallaudet University’s Fall 2020 Semester Focused on Robust Student Support Programs

by | September 25, 2020
Washington, D.C.-based Gallaudet University, like all colleges and universities nationwide, fac [...] Read more

AKA Meets $1 Million HBCU Fundraising Goal for Third Consecutive Year

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For the third year in a row, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Incorporated® recently raised $ [...] Read more

Lumina Foundation’s Webinar Focuses on Credentials and Digital Skills Needed in the COVID-19 Economy

by | September 23, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing the United States economy into a recession, the Lumina Found [...] Read more

IBM Partners With HBCUs to Diversify Quantum Computing Workforce

by | September 21, 2020
In partnership with historically Black colleges and universities, IBM recently launched a quant [...] Read more

Legacy of Community College Professor Continues Through Scholarship

by | September 17, 2020
With a plan to pursue a postsecondary degree, Frederick Kakumba left Uganda in 1964 to come to [...] Read more

Colby College’s New Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Hopes to ‘Lead From the Front’

by | September 16, 2020
Dr. Tayo Clyburn was recently named dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at Colby College i [...] Read more

Report Analyzes Impact of Guided Pathways Practices at Community Colleges

by | September 15, 2020
The Center for Community College Student Engagement’s new report analyzed the impact of guide [...] Read more

Air Force Takes Steps to Establish a More Inclusive Environment

by | September 11, 2020
To establish a more inclusive environment within the United States Air Force, the “Seek to Un [...] Read more

New William & Mary Program Supports Veterans as They Transition to the Civilian Workforce

by | September 10, 2020
William & Mary (W&M) is utilizing an anonymous $10 million gift from an alumna to establish the [...] Read more

Report Finds Disparities Among Students Earning Paid Internships

by | September 9, 2020
New research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) found disparities amo [...] Read more

Campaign Focuses on Educator Experiences During COVID-19 Pandemic

by | September 8, 2020
To discuss ways to reduce further learning disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic and racial [...] Read more