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Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn discuss what’s next for higher ed and talk with the newsmakers you want to hear from most.

Future U Podcast Jeff Selingo, Michael Horn

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 105 Ratings

Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn discuss what’s next for higher ed and talk with the newsmakers you want to hear from most.

    Visiting Atlanta: Georgia Tech and Emory Presidents on Student Wellness, Urban Campuses, and Research

    Visiting Atlanta: Georgia Tech and Emory Presidents on Student Wellness, Urban Campuses, and Research

    On the campus of Georgia Tech, Future U. host Michael Horn and guest host Aimée Eubanks Davis talk with Georgia Tech's President Ángel Cabrera, Emory University's President Greg Fenves, and members of both communities on strengthening student wellbeing, the role of an urban campus, and the impact of research universities.

    • 58 min
    Presidencies of Firsts

    Presidencies of Firsts

    Two storied Jesuit institutions, the College of Holy Cross and Fordham Universities, have their first lay presidents. But Vincent Rougeau and Tania Tetlow are also both trained lawyers and each one respectively is the first Black president and first woman president to lead their institutions. Michael and Jeff welcome Vince and Tania to the podcast.

    • 45 min
    Visiting UCLA: The Future of Access, the Student Experience and the Campus Workforce

    Visiting UCLA: The Future of Access, the Student Experience and the Campus Workforce

    The second stop of the Future U campus tour took hosts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Chancellor Gene Block and a panel of guests from the UCLA community fielded questions about the impact of university size on access, a flexible student experience, and the future of the higher education workforce.

    • 49 min
    Will the Kids be OK?

    Will the Kids be OK?

    Given all we hear about the pandemic, learning loss, and mental health issues in K-12, how will Covid-era kids fare as they leave high school behind, and what will the ripple effect be on colleges and universities over the next decade-plus?

    • 31 min
    100th Episode: A Look Back and Forward

    100th Episode: A Look Back and Forward

    Michael and Jeff celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast, with its origin story, some themes that have emerged in five seasons, and lots of predictions from previous guests and our listeners.

    • 39 min
    Visiting Northeastern: When Technology Complements Human Interaction

    Visiting Northeastern: When Technology Complements Human Interaction

    In its fifth season, Future U took the show on the road and recorded on campus at Northeastern University. University President Joseph Aoun, faculty, staff, and students weighed on the future of higher ed, in a post-pandemic world.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

megan@podcastingyou ,

Valuable Content!

Jeff and Michael do such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

S Paloma ,

Great resource for higher ed innovators!

I look forward to each episode. Jeff and Michael bring in leading thinkers and doers, and ask great questions. Love this podcast.

RKS1967 ,

My “Go To” resource for all things Higher Ed

Michael and Jeff have excellent knowledge, depth and reach in higher-Ed and is a must listen to resource for anyone interested in the future of education. They are particularly adept at identifying trends in Ed-Tech. Their pivot during Covid-19 has been highly useful. As a College of Charleston Foundation Board Treasurer, I find myself sharing almost every episode with my fellow board members and executive staff. The podcast informs us in particular about the issues and challenges of our supported organization vastly improving our ability to communicate and collaborate.

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