portrait of Jim Selbe

James (Jim) Selbe

Jim is a higher education consultant, specializing in online, competency-based education, enrollment growth and serving student veterans. He served for over seven years as the President of Hopkinsville Community College. Until January 2015, Jim served as the System Director for Distance Learning Initiatives at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and guided the development of foundation principles for competency-based online education to be used statewide. Jim was also the director of KCTCS’ online, modularized, competency-based Direct2Degree program (D2D).

Jim has had a distinguished career as a college and university administrator for more than 36 years. Having served at a private liberal arts university, a technical institute, a regional research university and several community colleges, Jim brings a wealth of knowledge from a variety of higher education sectors. He brings a unique perspective to guide planning and execution with full understanding of the cross-function implications.