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Jeff Selingo is a regular contributor to The Washington Post, special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. He is the former top editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, 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 Wall Street Journal, and Slate, and he is a contributor to LinkedIn, where you can follow his blog posts on higher education. 
He is the author of  There Is Life After College: Navigating Your Time in School So You Are Prepared for the Jobs of Tomorrow, which was published in April 2016; College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, a New York Times best-selling education book in 2013; and MOOC U: Who Is Getting the Most Out of Online Education and Why. 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. Jeff received a master’s degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University. 

Work by Jeffrey J. Selingo

Closures and Mergers Aren’t the Only Options for Struggling Colleges

Earlier this month, in an appearance on CNBC, Clay Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor,…

Closures and Mergers Aren’t the Only Options for Struggling Colleges

Earlier this month, in an appearance on CNBC, Clay Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor,…