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Lumina Foundation features two colleges for their work serving student veterans; America needs more vets with degrees to meet attainment needs

INDIANAPOLIS – Millions of men and women in uniform have returned or will soon return home; for many of them, college is the new front. Unfortunately, the transition from combat to the classroom can be challenging, and that’s why several universities are responding with programs and services geared toward better serving student veterans. Advocates for student veterans say Rutgers University and the University of Arizona are doing exceptional work in this regard, and both institutions are featured in the latest issue of Lumina Foundation Focus magazine.

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New report shows improved pace of college attainment is still not enough to meet future workforce needs; massive racial achievement gaps continue

As the demand for skilled workers continues to grow, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that the rate of college attainment is steadily improving across America. Unfortunately, the pace of progress is far too modest to meet future workforce needs. More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces Election of New Board Members and Board Chair

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Kathy Davis and Allan Hubbard to serve on Lumina Foundation’s Board of Directors. James C. Lintzenich was also elected to Board Chair. More »

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Innocentive and Lumina Foundation Launch Open Innovation Partnership to Increase Postsecondary Degree Attainment in America

Lumina issues three opening challenges while unveiling its own open innovation Pavilion. More »

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Gallup/Lumina Foundation Poll Reveals Need for Higher Education Redesign

According to new results released today from the annual Gallup/Lumina Foundation poll, Americans are ready for a renewal of our nation’s higher education system. More »

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Lumina Foundation Introduces New Strategic Plan for 2013-2016

Lumina Foundation today released a new Strategic Plan that outlines how the Foundation will work over the next four years to help the country reach its education attainment goal of having 60 percent of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2025. More »

Lumina Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants

Indianapolis—Lumina Foundation awarded 17 grants totaling nearly $4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Lumina’s 2012 grant making reflects the Foundation’s commitment to three primary areas: Preparation—Students are prepared academically, financially and socially for success in education beyond high More »

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