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F. Joseph Loughrey

Joe Loughrey is the former president and vice chairman of Cummins Inc., a company he served for more than 35 years, retiring in 2009. Cummins, based in Columbus, Ind., is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of diesel engines.

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Frank D. Alvarez

Frank D. Alvarez is chief operating officer of the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, the first medical school established in the Pacific Northwest in 60 years. A nonprofit university, PNWU is dedicated to recruiting, educating and returning physicians and other health care professionals to underserved and rural communities in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Montana.

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Kathy Davis

Kathy Davis owns Davis Design Group (DDG), an Indianapolis-based firm that provides data analysis and sophisticated computer simulation environments to give organizations a forward look at strategies to help them reach their goals.

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Matt Goldberg

Matt Goldberg is the global head of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances for News Corp. Prior to that he served as QVC’s senior vice president of corporate development and had also held several leadership positions in media and technology. He served as CEO at Lonely Planet, where he focused on the transformation of the business and driving the geographic expansion into China, India, Brazil, and Russia. Under his leadership, the company made a successful digital transition, more than doubling digital revenue, which grew from less than 10 percent to nearly one-third of the total.

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Austan D. Goolsbee

Austan D. Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He previously served in Washington, D.C., as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet. He advised Obama during his 2004 U.S. Senate race and was his senior economic policy adviser during the 2008 presidential campaign.

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Allan Hubbard

Al Hubbard co-founded EA companies in 1977 and serves as its chairman. Starting with no capital, Hubbard and his partner acquired and grew a number of small businesses in specialty chemicals, aircraft engine components, hotel amenities, light fixtures, medical equipment, gluten-free baked goods, women’s apparel and most recently a campervan rental company.

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Alisa Miller

Alisa Miller, a recognized digital executive with experience on a global stage, advocates for innovation to help people live better lives. She has deep expertise in helping companies, including in the media and education/EdTech sectors, through digital transitions. As president/CEO of PRI, she led the organization's transformation from a radio distributor to a rapidly growing multiplatform digital media company that creates digital products that inspire people to act. Miller became PRI's CEO in 2006, the first woman and youngest CEO to head a major public radio network.

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Laura Palmer Noone

Laura Palmer Noone is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Ashford University in San Diego, Calif. She has more than 30 years’ experience in for-profit higher education, including serving as the chief academic officer and president of the University of Phoenix, which named her president emerita in 2006.

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Belle S. Wheelan

Belle S. Wheelan is president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges—the first African-American and the first woman to serve in that capacity. Her career in higher education spans 44 years and includes roles as a faculty member, chief student services officer, provost, college president, and Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia. In several of those roles, she was the first African-American and/or woman to serve in those capacities.

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David Wilson, Ed.D.

David Wilson, president of Morgan State University, joined Lumina’s board in January 2018. He has led Maryland’s public urban research university since July 2010, capping a career in higher education administration totaling more than 30 years.

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Mark G. Yudof

Mark G. Yudof served as the 19th president of the University of California from March 2008 through September 2013. He is now president emeritus and professor of law emeritus at the UC-Berkeley School of Law. Yudof serves on the governing boards of the Israel Institute, the University of Haifa, and Hebrew University. He is the chair of the advisory board of the Academic Engagement Network.

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