In an effort to facilitate the creation of the next generation of student supports for college access and success, Lumina Foundation has partnered with the National College Access Network (NCAN) to sponsor an Innovation Primer Workshop as part of the More »
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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As the economic benefits of higher education attainment become more widely recognized, the public, business leaders and higher education institutions are paying more attention to the impact that college completion can have on economic development. There is a growing consensus that new models are needed to expand knowledge and strategies to develop the human capital needed for today’s economy. More »
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 »