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Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Named Next President of Purdue University

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis issues a statement on Daniels’ appointment, congratulating the governor and calling him a “superb choice for the job.” More »

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Mapping Your Future Supports Goal 2025

Mapping Your Future joins other organizations in supporting Lumina Foundation’s 2025 goal. Mapping Your Future’s mission to enable individuals to achieve life-long success by empowering schools, students, and families with web-based college, financial aid, career, and financial literacy information and More »

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92 New School Districts Selected for Project to Help More Students Complete the FAFSA and Access Higher Education

The U.S. Department of Education today announced that 92 additional school districts will now have access to individualized data to help their students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA—which is used to determine eligibility More »

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NRC Releases Recommendations on Measuring Higher Education Productivity

With support from Lumina Foundation, the National Research Council today released recommendations of an expert panel that developed a practical productivity measure which enhances the ability of administrators, policymakers and the public to track college and university performance. More »

Lumina Foundation Announces First-Quarter Grants

INDIANAPOLIS—Lumina Foundation awarded grants totaling nearly $4 million in the first quarter of 2012. Lumina’s 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 school; Success—Higher More »

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New report finds modest gains in America’s college attainment rates

WASHINGTON, DC—As college completion rates continue to climb in other parts of the world, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that we must do significantly more to build on the modest gains in higher education attainment seen here at home. Experts gathered at the Rayburn House Office Building to announce the latest findings, highlight what is working and discuss how a stronger sense of urgency is needed to better position America for success in the knowledge economy. More »
 

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Lumina's A stronger nation through higher education report to be released Monday, March 26

Higher education experts will gather on Capitol Hill to release latest college attainment report and discuss the urgent need to redesign America’s higher education system. More »

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