Degrees of Speed

An article in Washington Monthly examines states whose colleges and universities are developing programs that emphasize timely graduation, job placement, and tracking the careers of students who graduate.

Interview | Holly Zanville

The Lumina Perspective: A Conversation with Holly Zanville

Applied baccalaureate degree programs represent a viable pathway for many non-traditional students to earn a bachelor’s degree and thereby help states address workforce needs. Holly Zanville, Lumina senior program director, discusses the role of applied baccalaureate degrees in increasing college-degree More »


Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018

The nation will have a shortage of 3 million workers with the required postsecondary degrees to fill the jobs of the future, according to this report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University.


Big Gaps, Small Gaps

Some Colleges and Universities Do Better Than Others in Graduating Hispanic Students


Lumina Foundation Focus Summer 2010: The productivity push

Arizona is leading the way to enhance productivity in higher education through student-centered programs, improved advising and career planning, and better tracking of student success. Learn about Arizona’s productivity efforts in this Lumina publication.


Beyond the Rhetoric: Improving College Readiness Through Coherent State Policy

Every year, nearly 60 percent of first-year college students discover they are unprepared for postsecondary studies. This report, from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and the Southern Regional Education Board, outlines recommendations to help states implement More »


Undocumented Students in the College Admission Process

Lack of documentation is not deterring undocumented students from their college aspirations. This report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows that undocumented students are actively pursuing postsecondary education at various institutions, including some of the most selective More »

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