“What Is ‘Good’ In Higher Ed” explores changing definitions and new measures of quality and the value of college rankings. Guests include Jeff Selingo, Paul Glastris, John Friedman and Doug Webber.
Paul Glastris is editor-in-chief of the Washington Monthly magazine and co-author of the book The Other College Guide. He was also a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton.
Jeffrey J. Selingo has written about higher education for two decades. He is the author of three books, a contributing writer at the Washington Post and The Atlantic, a professor of practice and special advisor at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities.
John Friedman is associate professor of economics and international and public affairs at Brown University. He is founding co-director of Opportunity Insights, which uses big data to develop scalable policy solutions to empower families to rise out of poverty and achieve better life outcomes.
Douglas Webber is an associate professor in the economics department at Temple University and a research fellow at the Institute for Labor Economics. Much of his current research is on the economics of higher education.
Casey Green, the moderator and co-producer of To A Degree, is the founding director of The Campus Computing Project, the largest continuing study of eLearning and information technology in American higher education. Check out his blog, Digital Tweed, and follow him on Twitter at @DigitalTweed.