E-course materials: Moving from idea to implementation, reducing costs for students

Lumina convened a group of fiscal, IT and academic leaders from a variety of public, private and for-profit institutions, representing the spectrum of higher education in the US, to discuss E-text solutions. More »

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SHEEO and Lumina Foundation invite applications for 2nd Annual Academy for State Policy Leadership in Higher Education

The State Higher Education Executive Officers and Lumina Foundation are seeking applications from individuals whose interests and professional experience are preparing them for senior leadership positions in state higher education policy. More »

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FAFSA Completion Pilot Project

More than 300 K-12 leaders from 31 states convened in Indianapolis this month to kick off the FAFSA Completion Pilot Project Lumina Foundation, Kresge Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored the effort. It includes 87 school districts More »


Lumina at the Conventions

Lumina hosted expert panels at both political conventions to discuss challenges and opportunities facing America’s higher education system. More »


Transforming Communities through Higher Education

For a long time, Lumina has been spreading the message: higher attainment leads to improving economies, higher employment, and a stronger democracy. This is especially true for communities. On August 30-31, we convened representatives from over 80 community foundations, from More »


PLA State Strategies

Prior Learning Assessment, or PLA, isn’t a new concept, but its expansion and acceptance in more states and institutions is something that Lumina and our partners are very eager to see happen. We convened on July 26 and 27 with More »


Talking About Accountability, May 30, 2012

On May 30, 2012, we convened the leaders of three key accountability efforts to: Discuss challenges and opportunities across the variety of sector-based accountability efforts Learn short- and long-term plans for sustaining and changing accountability systems Gain insights into emerging More »

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