Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in the United States: Fall 2009, Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2008-09, and 12-Month Enrollment 2008-09
This report, from the National Center for Education Statistics, offers in-depth data on college pricing, degrees conferred, and enrollment figures from more than 6,700 postsecondary institutions.
Merisotis calls for higher education innovation and transformation at a conference on "Reinventing the University"
Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation details his vision for an American higher education system that ensures quality by “fostering genuine learning, not mere program completion.” His remarks were made at a New England Board of Higher Education More »
Jamie P. Merisotis, Lumina’s President and CEO, spoke before the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Symposium, Sept. 10.
Tuning USA is a faculty-led pilot project aimed at defining what students must know, understand and be able to demonstrate upon degree completion. Tuning USA methodology is based on similar work to increase the transparency around what a degree represents More »
Lumina President, Jamie Merisotis, speaks in Washington D.C. before the Embassy Education Breakfast Series on Sept. 7, 2010, about high-quality degree attainment for Americans. More »
Applied Baccalaureate Developments and Future Implications was the topic of a convening held Sept. 1-2 at Lumina Foundation. More »
Early Outcomes Report for City University of New York (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)
CEO’s CUNY ASAP program has surpassed graduation targets, with 53 percent of students receiving degrees in less than three years—a rate that is more than three times the national average for urban community colleges. The ASAP program offers students academic, More »
A National Bureau for Economic Research study confirms what many worried parents have already noticed: Students are taking longer and longer to finish their bachelor’s degrees. The paper examines where this problem is concentrated and what may be causing the More »
Rising college costs and inadequate financial aid resources are preventing more academically qualified low- and moderate-income students from enrolling in and graduating from four-year colleges, concludes this report by the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance.
Increasing college completion rates of Latinos is key to achieving the nation’s education attainment goals. This Excelencia in Education publication examines the current higher education state of Latinos and suggests changes to successfully produce more graduates who can meet the More »