State innovations and strategic approaches can help students progress from enrollment to completion of certificates, credentials or undergraduate degrees. Lumina Foundation’s National Productivity Conference highlighted these ideas in this report.
Lumina Foundation for Education celebrates 10 years of achievement; seeks to meet Big Goal in 15 years
Lumina Foundation for Education brought in national leaders in higher education from across the country on Thursday, Dec. 9 to hear New York Times economic columnist David Leonhardt discuss how higher education and training can lead the nation out of the Great Recession. More »
Lumina CEO Jamie Merisotis responds to a growing chorus that asks, “Is college worth it?” in a Huffington Post blog.
Dual enrollment programs, in which high school students take courses for college credit, may increase college participation rates of students who would not otherwise be college-bound, concludes this report from the Blackboard Institute. It examines emerging dual-enrollment programs for 21st More »
Even during a recession, a college degree offers a better buffer from unemployment, according to this College Board report. In 2009, the unemployment rate of college graduates 25 and older was 4.6 percent versus 9.7 percent for high school graduates.
Lumina Foundation Board Chair Marie McDemmond Talks With Amos Brown About Increasing Americans In Higher Ed
Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation is embarking on a major effort to make sure over 60% of American adults get post secondary degrees by 2025. One of the spearheads of that effort is a dynamic veteran African-American educator Dr. Marie McDemmond, Lumina’s More »
The cost quandary (Fall 2010) Hard times intensify the nation’s urgent need for college graduates.
Jamie Merisotis, President/CEO of Lumina Foundation, brings discussion around the Big Goal and how to get there to social news site Huffington Post.