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MoveED Grows to Nearly 3,000 Organizations Sharing Solutions to Increase Higher Ed Attainment

MoveED for Goal 2025 has grown to include nearly 3,000 organizations since its launch in April. To help show the myriad new partner connections, MoveED now features street-level mapping to showcase and connect organizations working to make postsecondary attainment America’s cause. More »

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Official Launch Of Degree Qualifications Profile Aims For Widespread Use Of Learning-outcomes Framework

Lumina Foundation today joined expert authors, reviewers and faculty to officially launch the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP). Nearly five years in the making, the DQP is a framework that clearly defines the learning that college degrees should signify at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. In short, it is a baseline set of reference points for what students should know and be able to do to earn their degrees. More »

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Challenge winner announced at Higher Education Forum 2014

Diana Cobbe was selected as winner of The Economist-Lumina Foundation innovation challenge Bridge the Gap Between the Workforce & Higher Education for her solution, OnCampus, a mobile app and gamified social learning platform that rewards students for building skills valued by employers. More »

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Five Education Trends to Watch as Mid-term Elections Approach; The View Many Candidates Have of College Is Totally Outdated

As the 2014 mid-term elections approach, the view many candidates have of higher education in America is outdated. Some of the old buildings remain from when they were in school, but who college serves now and how it’s delivered has changed dramatically. And those changes require a new way of thinking from our federal and state policymakers. More »

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Lumina Foundation makes national service alliance commitment

Lumina joins other organizations to commit a total of $11M to Service Year exchange (SYx), a technology platform that will certify new Service Year positions. “We are working to reframe national service as a core component of postsecondary learning and a cost effective pathway,” said Lumina Foundation President & CEO, Jamie Merisotis. “This is a major step forward toward the nation’s goal of ensuring that 60% of Americans have a degree, certificate, or other high quality post-secondary credential by 2025.” More »

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National Alliance Formed to Improve College Completion for Low-Income and First-Generation College Students; Raises $5.7 Million

The University Innovation Alliance is a newly-formed alliance of 11 top public research universities focused on helping 21st century students earn college degrees. The alliance is developing a “national playbook” of programs to benefit low-income and first-generation students. More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces $63 Million in 2013 Grants

Lumina Foundation awarded 96 grants in 2013, totaling nearly $63 million. Lumina’s 2013 grant making reflects the Foundation’s commitment to design and build an accessible, responsive and accountable 21st century higher education system while creating a national sense of urgency to achieve Goal 2025. More »

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