What’s new this week: 

Oxford College of Emory University has an unexpected enrollment boom in low- and moderate-income white women, and campus officials consider what it means in this Inside Higher Ed piece.

Washington Monthly’s Anne Kim considers what states are doing—and what they should be doing—to help educate more rural students in this Inside Higher Ed essay. The full version will appear in the Washington Monthly’s Best College Guide on Aug 27.

Longwood University Professor Catherine Franssen shares her expertise in this Washington Post article on how parents can help students cope with school shootings and other high-profile violence.

This Chronicle of Higher Education piece highlights how a Farmer School of Business faculty trip to Silicon Valley changed the classroom experience. The story also ran in the Chronicle’s Daily Briefing on August 24.

This week on Inside Higher Ed’s Call to Action blogdon’t miss posts on when to rebrand your school and our growing disenchantment with social media.

What we’ve been talking about:

Erin weighs in on the future of podcasts in higher education in this Missourian piece featuring Inside Mizzou, a podcast from MU’s chancellor.

What’s next on our calendars:

Teresa will present at the Academic Impressions conference “Crafting Presidential Voice: Strategies for Communications and Marketing Teams” on September 17-18 in Milwaukee.

Erin will present a pre-conference session on “Communicating the Value of Higher Education” at the Association of Collaborative Leadership’s Annual Conference in Norfolk, Virginia on October 10.

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