For Immediate Release
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Jeff Selingo, editor-at-large for “The Chronicle of Higher Education” and local native, will discuss his new book, “College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means for Students” at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in the Burke Auditorium of the McGowan School of Business at King’s College. A signing will follow the discussion.
In the book, Selingo critically examines the current American higher education system and offers suggestions for its improvement. The book was released on May 7 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Excerpts of the book were recently printed in both “The New York Times” and “The Wall Street Journal.”
Selingo has worked at “The Chronicle of Higher Education” for 15 years and served as its editor from 2007-2011. In addition to his current “Chronicle” duties, Selingo is also a senior fellow at Education Sector, an independent education policy think tank based in Washington, D.C.
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, ABC, and CBS. His writing has also appeared in “The Washington Post,” “The Huffington Post,” and he is part of the inaugural class of thought leaders writing for LinkedIn Today.
Selingo’s work has been honored with awards from the Education Writers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Associated Press, and he was a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.
Selingo is a graduate of Wyoming Valley West, earned a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University.
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