Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO

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The Starbucks model for tuition reimbursement

The Hill | July 16, 2014

Strategies like the one being launched by Starbucks acknowledge that demand for talent is rising rapidly across the nation. More »

Reflections on Lumina’s History, and Its Future

Jamie Merisotis | June 11, 2014

Lumina President and CEO, Jamie Merisotis reflects on Lumina Foundation’s formation as an independent, non-partisan private foundation and its future as an organization singularly focused on Goal 2025. More »

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis outlines the Foundation's choice to follow a "leadership model" of philanthropy

Jamie P. Merisotis | May 27, 2014

As the nation’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education, Lumina Foundation seeks to maximize its effectiveness in serving the public trust through a leadership model of philanthropy, in favor of following a strictly charitable role. Merisotis shares his thoughts on how that leadership model can lead to more significant and lasting change that will “permanently alter the conditions that make assistance necessary.” Read more »

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis recognized for outstanding contribution to higher education by NASPA

NASPA | March 18, 2014

NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, have awarded their 2014 Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award to Jamie P. Merisotis at their annual conference in Baltimore. More »

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About Jamie Merisotis

Jamie P. Merisotis is president and CEO of Lumina Foundation for Education, the nation's largest private foundation committed solely to enrolling and graduating more students from college. Read full biography »


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