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Paper series funded by Lumina Foundation explores new models of student financial support

Today Lumina Foundation releases a group of 15 expert papers that explore new models of student financial support. These papers are all aimed at addressing one of the biggest barriers to college completion: the amount of money students are required to pay to complete a postsecondary degree or certificate. More »

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Lumina Foundation announces vice president for policy and mobilization

Lumina Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Danette Howard as vice president for policy and mobilization. More »

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Today’s business leaders say, “It’s what you know, not where you go” when making hiring decisions, new study shows

An overwhelming majority of business leaders say that even as demand for workers with degrees and other credentials is rising when it comes to making hiring decisions, a candidate’s knowledge and skills far outweigh where that candidate went to college or their major, according to new data released today. More »

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InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation Announce Winners of College Scorecard Design Challenge

InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation today announced two winners of a College Scorecard Design Challenge focused on building upon the College Scorecard released by The White House last February. More than 390 submissions were received, Lumina’s team reviewed the top 50, and organizers hope the best suggestions are considered as future iterations of the Scorecard are developed. More »

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Landmark study to measure college performance by graduates' quality of life

Gallup and Purdue University are conducting the largest representative study of college graduates in U.S. history.
The Gallup-Purdue Index will evaluate the long-term success of graduates in their pursuit of “great jobs” and “great lives.” More »

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Strategy Labs website launched to help states increase attainment

New digital platform provides nonpartisan policy resources for higher education leaders working to increase postsecondary degree attainment in their states. More »

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Twenty communities commit to postsecondary attainment goals

Today, 20 U.S. communities were announced as the first partners in a promising community mobilization initiative led by Lumina Foundation. Designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials, the collaborative effort connects participating cities with significant technical and planning assistance, data tools, flexible funding and special access to a powerful network of national thought leaders. More »

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