Author Jeffrey J. Selingo to Discuss Postcollege Living
Best-selling author and award-winning columnist Jeffrey J. Selingo will present “There Is Life After College: Making the Most of the Undergraduate Years for Success in Life” as part of the Seaver College W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series. The discussion will take place at Elkins Auditorium in Malibu on Wednesday, March 21, at 5 PM.
Selingo is the author of College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, a New York Times bestselling education book in 2013, and MOOC U: Who Is Getting the Most Out of Online Education and Why. His latest book, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins), explores how today’s young adults need to navigate school for the job market of tomorrow.
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.
Selingo’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Slate magazine, and he is a contributor to LinkedIn, where he posts blogs on higher education. He has appeared on ABC, CNN, PBS, and NPR. Selingo’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.
Selingo holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University.
For additional information about this free lecture, visit the Seaver College website.