Speech | Jamie Merisotis

Toward Learner-Centered Higher Education: Why Faculty-Led Assessment is the Key

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis talks to assessment experts at the National Assessment Conference in Texas about the need to replace the outdated quality standards of seat time and institutional reputation with what really counts: specific learning outcomes. More »

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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

The boat is rocking … so set a new course

Oregon higher education has witnessed more policy changes in the last year than it has in the past 50. State universities are achieving more autonomy and state budgeting is becoming more focused on strategic investment and integrated funding for universities, community colleges, and need-based student aid. Lumina president Jamie Merisotis outlines five key strategies to help navigate this new landscape. More »

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Op Ed | Jamie Merisotis

Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education

In urban planning circles, smart growth refers to the infrastructure development strategies cities employ in hopes of creating more sustainable and successful communities. But, what about the other smart growth — the approach that involves investing in the development of More »

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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

A Spirit of Innovation, a Time of Change

Jamie Merisotis delivers the opening keynote speech at The 2013 International CAEL Conference in San Diego. “We must focus on learning outcomes as the true measure of educational quality. Not time, not institutional reputation, but genuine learning.”
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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

The Completion Goal and the National Outlook

On college campuses everywhere, nontraditional is the new norm. Higher education systems must enhance their social equity agenda to better serve 21st century students and ensure economic progress for the nation. Read Jamie Merisotis’ opening keynote at the Scaling Up conference in Illinois »

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