Podcast: Public Universities in the 21st Century

Gordon Gee, the President of West Virginia University, speaks about the future of public higher education, specifically what a public university looks like in the 21st century.

“It is absolutely true that funding in aggregate has not declined, but on a per-pupil basis it has,” explains Gee


Listen to the podcast here.

This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn.  Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.