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$1M grant aims at boost on-time college degree completion at Purdue, elsewhere

Indiana colleges will receive more support to help their on-time college completion efforts under a new $1 million grant announced Tuesday by Gov. Mike Pence. More »

Lumina Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants

Indianapolis—Lumina Foundation awarded 17 grants totaling nearly $4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Lumina’s 2012 grant making reflects the Foundation’s commitment to three primary areas: Preparation—Students are prepared academically, financially and socially for success in education beyond high More »


Lumina Foundation Announces Third-Quarter Grants for 2012

Lumina Foundation awarded 15 grants totaling nearly $5.3 million in the third quarter of 2012. More »


Foundations Help 12 State Partnerships Expand Associate Degree Completion for Students Transferring from Community Colleges to Universities

Five foundations are contributing a total of $6.4 million to support Lumina’s Credit when it’s due program. Kresge Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Helios Education Foundation, and USA Funds have joined Lumina to help community college transfer students complete their associate degrees. Read more »

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Lumina’s Latino Student Success Effort: America’s Economic Future Increasingly Depends on Graduating More Latinos from College

Latino student success projects are underway in 13 communities. Lumina Foundation is committing $11.5 million in a parnership with Excelencia in Education and Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) to increase the educational attainment for more than 200,000 students over the next years. More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces Second-Quarter Grants for 2012

Lumina Foundation awarded grants totaling nearly $10 million in the second quarter of 2012. More »


Reverse Transfer: A National View of Student Mobility from Four-Year to Two-Year Institutions

More students attend multiple institutions while working toward their educational goals, concludes this report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The report examines reverse-transfer behaviors of first-time-in-college students who entered four-year colleges and universities in fall 2005 and follows their college enrollments for six years through the summer of 2011. More »

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