Jeffrey Selingo is an award-winning author and columnist who helps parents and higher-education leaders understand the college of tomorrow: how families will pay, what campuses will look like, how students will learn, and what skills will lead to success in the job market. His book, College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, turns a critical eye to the current state of affairs in higher education and predicts how it will be transformed in the decade ahead. He finished work on a short e-book, MOOC U: Who Is Getting the Most Out of Online Education and Why, which was published by Simon & Schuster in September 2014. A contributing editor to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jeff is also a professor of practice at Arizona State University.
He is the former top editor of The Chronicle, where he worked for 16 years in a variety of reporting and editing roles. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Slate, and he is a contributor to LinkedIn, where you can follow his blog posts on higher education. Jeff’s work has been honored with awards from the Education Writers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Associated Press. He has been the keynote speaker before dozens of associations and universities and appears regularly on regional and national radio and television programs, including NPR, ABC, and CBS. Jeff received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University.