Jeffrey J. Selingo

Author and Columnist

Jeffrey J. Selingo is a best-selling author and award-winning columnist who helps parents and higher-education leaders imagine the college and university of the future and how to succeed in a fast-changing economy.

His newest book, “There Is Life After College,” is a New York Times bestseller. Jeff is also the author of “College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students,” and “MOOC U: Who Is Getting the Most Out of Online Education and Why.”

A regular contributor to the Washington Post, Selingo is a 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.

Jeff received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University.