What’s new this week:

Colleges often offer programming to help students cope in the immediate aftermath of tragedy or crisis. But Grinnell College’s student affairs team suggests that it’s not enough and can lead to burnout for staff and lack of resiliency for students; instead, Vrinda Varia and Jordan Brooks created learning outcomes that help students grow emotional and social skills that will help them in the long run and use those to guide programming. Read more in this Inside Higher Ed essay.

This episode of Press Pool with Julie Mason features an interview Paul Glastris, editor in chief of Washington Monthly, about WM’s latest annual college guide and rankings.

The 74 included this article about the Mastery Transcript Consortium and the Hawken School in its round up of the summer’s best education stories.

NPR’s new Life Kit podcast includes a guide on how to make friends, and Professor Catherine Bagwell of Oxford College of Emory University weighs in on this episode about how to cope when friendships change.

What we’ve been talking about:

Kylie explains why, even in an era of remote work and digital communication, meeting in person shouldn’t be optional.

What’s next on our calendars:

Teresa will co-lead an Academic Impressions workshop on Developing Presidential Voice: Strategies and Best Practices on September 26-27 in New Orleans.

Erin will present to participants in the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ Fellows Programs on managing the media on October 4 in Washington, DC.

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