Employment rates are higher for people with a college degree or credential, and at the same time, the wage gap between graduates and non-graduates is growing. Lumina’s Vice President for Policy and Strategy, Dewayne Matthews presents data and analysis demonstrating the connection between economic growth and higher education in a series of upcoming blog posts. Read More »
There is a growing effort on campuses to provide many more students with a quality education without increasing costs. The latest issue of Lumina Foundation Focus explores public colleges in three states striving to redefine higher education in ways that increase productivity. Read now »
Lawmakers and higher education leaders from seventeen states came together in Indianapolis to learn how to identify and tell the stories about productivity work in higher education and share how states and institutions can replicate the promising aspects of productivity work. Higher education productivity teams from Arizona, California, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia attended the conference.
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According to a new Gallup study, done in conjunction with Lumina Foundation, Americans now overwhelmingly believe that college degrees are essential to addressing the employment and financial uncertainty facing our country. Top-level findings from the study are being shared today with national education leaders at a PDK International conference. View the webcast and learn more »
More students are enrolling in U.S. colleges and universities, yet the proportion of students earning a postsecondary degree or credential continues to decline. This publication focuses on four areas where states can drive a more productive higher education system to More »