News release

Twenty communities commit to postsecondary attainment goals

Today, 20 U.S. communities were announced as the first partners in a promising community mobilization initiative led by Lumina Foundation. Designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials, the collaborative effort connects participating cities with significant technical and planning assistance, data tools, flexible funding and special access to a powerful network of national thought leaders. More »

Media Advisory

Media conference call announcing first 20 cities in community mobilization effort

Lumina Foundation will host a media conference call to announce the first 20 cities selected to participate in a special mobilization effort designed to help communities dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials. More »

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Focus Magazine, Fall 2013

Fall 2013 issue of Focus magazine released

In the latest issue, you’ll read about three innovative programs that help students earn associate degrees more quickly and more affordably Read online now »

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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

A Spirit of Innovation, a Time of Change

Jamie Merisotis delivers the opening keynote speech at The 2013 International CAEL Conference in San Diego. “We must focus on learning outcomes as the true measure of educational quality. Not time, not institutional reputation, but genuine learning.”
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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

The Completion Goal and the National Outlook

On college campuses everywhere, nontraditional is the new norm. Higher education systems must enhance their social equity agenda to better serve 21st century students and ensure economic progress for the nation. Read Jamie Merisotis’ opening keynote at the Scaling Up conference in Illinois »

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Report | CCSS and DQP

Starting the Alignment Conversation: Lumina Releases Report on Connecting K-12 and Higher Education via Common Core State Standards and Degree Qualification Profile

Lumina Foundation has issued a report that examines how Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Degree Qualification Profile (DQP) can better forge alignment between the nation’s K-12 and postsecondary education systems. More »

Speech | Jamie Merisotis

Can We Win the Global Access Challenge?

Representatives from more than 40 countries convene in Montreal for the Inaugural World Congress on Access to Postsecondary Education to shape a global agenda for change in postsecondary education. Jamie Merisotis delivers the keynote address at this historic event. More »

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