Louisville, Ky. has transformed its community using a multi-fold higher education strategy that:

  • creates a college-going culture
  • leverages the business community’s unique points to accelerate attainment
  • prepares students for success in college, career, and citizenship
  • makes postsecondary education accessible and affordable
  • increases educational persistence, performance, and progress
Sept. 12, 2012, Plenary session B from 2012 Fall Conference for Community Foundations, Transforming Communities Through Higher Education

Moderator: James Applegate, Senior Vice President for Program Development, Lumina Foundation for Education

Presenters: Susan A. Barry, Esq., President and CEO, The Community Foundation of Louisville; Kathy Zandona, Vice President Education, Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce; Mary Gwen Wheeler, Executive Director, 55,000 Degrees

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