- June 30, 2020
Jeff Selingo is an expert speaker on the future of higher education and the important role colleges and university play in economic development. He is vice president and editorial director of The Chronicle of Higher Education, in charge of longterm editorial strategy. He writes a regular blog for The Chronicle and The Huffington Post called Next, where he explores innovation in higher education and offers insights on the college of the future.
Previously, he was editor of The Chronicle, where he has worked for 14 years in a variety of reporting and editing roles. He has been a featured speaker before dozens of national higher-education groups and appears regularly on regional and national radio and television programs, including NPR, PBS, ABC, MSNBC, and CBS. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University.