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Assessment the Key in the Quest for Quality

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis speaks to the assessment experts of the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) on the importance of assessing student learning to help ensure that credentials have real and lasting value. Read his opening keynote address from the International Assessment Conference in Austin, Texas.

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Ensuring Quality, Flexibility and Relevance in Postsecondary Learning

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis articulates Lumina's vision for the fundamental redesign needed in higher education to get from a system focused on institutions and based on time, to one focused on students and based on learning, at an annual symposium of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.

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Shaping a Changed American Higher Education System: Defining Your Role

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis spoke to an audience of marketing experts of on their role in promoting a learning-based, flexible, stackable credentialing system at a meeting of the AMA in Austin, TX.

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Redefining Trustee Leadership to Close the Talent Gap

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis spoke at an Association of Governing Boards workshop to college and university trustees on how they can lead the institutional change needed to better serve their students.

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The DQP and Tuning: Transformative Tools for Reshaping the System of Postsecondary Learning

Thank you, and good morning. I want to add my own words of welcome to those that Dewayne Matthews has already offered. All of us at Lumina are very grateful for your presence here today ― and for the spirit of partnership that we already share with so many of you. I’m also pleased that so many of you are tuning in to our live webcast. Truly, whether virtual or actual, this gathering is a circle of friends—colleagues and collaborators who have been part of our journey beginning in 2009. We have a shared commitment to student success and to enhanced educational quality.

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Western Governors University-Indiana Commencement

Good morning, graduates … and congratulations! I’m so pleased to be with you on this special day. It’s truly a privilege for me to join Chancellor Barber, along with the entire leadership and staff here at WGU-Indiana, as we honor your achievement.

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Excelsior College Commencement

Lumina president and CEO, Jamie P. Merisotis celebrates Excelsior students' achievements and their contribution to America's overall strength as a nation.

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Toward Learner-Centered Higher Education: Why Faculty-Led Assessment is the Key

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis talks to assessment experts at the National Assessment Conference in Texas about the need to replace the outdated quality standards of seat time and institutional reputation with what really counts: specific learning outcomes.

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The boat is rocking … so set a new course

Oregon higher education has witnessed more policy changes in the last year than it has in the past 50. State universities are achieving more autonomy and state budgeting is becoming more focused on strategic investment and integrated funding for universities, community colleges, and need-based student aid. Lumina president Jamie Merisotis outlines five key strategies to help navigate this new landscape.

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Positioning Higher Education To Ensure It Meets Increasing Demands

Lumina's Chief of Staff and General Counsel Holiday McKiernan spoke to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education on the role of the Degree Qualifications Profile and regional accreditors on ensuring quality learning outcomes in higher education.

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Facts about postsecondary attainment in America
Facts about postsecondary attainment in America
June 12, 2012
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