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The future of learning and work: Making sure that all learning counts

Sep 28, 2018

Good afternoon. I’m delighted to be part of this discussion on the next steps in higher education … and how to ensure that it remains a positive force in the lives of people throughout the world.

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National education, policy, and workforce experts join Lumina's Quality Credentials Task Force

Sep 05, 2018

Lumina Foundation is convening a new Quality Credentials Task Force comprising 20 leaders in education, policy, and workforce development to explore new ways to assure the quality of a college education and other forms of learning beyond high school. The group will meet periodically, starting with a two-day launch meeting that begins today.

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Starting college? Think about internships now

Aug 29, 2018

The problem with most college commencement speeches is that they come too late. By the time graduates cross the stage, the experience is over. What students — even those in their first year — really need is a commencement-style dollop of wisdom while there’s still time to make big choices.

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Out of the Amazon jobs race, cities talk education, talent

Aug 27, 2018

We’ve all been on a bad blind date. Your aunt swore that you had something in common, but you show up holding your dog-eared copy of “The Hobbit” and she’s toting Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code.” You just know you’re in for two hours of awkward pauses and forced small talk.

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There’s progress in closing the education gaps between races

Aug 27, 2018

In America, your address determines your opportunity — especially if you’re a person of color. Quality schools, job training, and higher education institutions tend to be clustered away from communities of color.

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What’s your advice for people facing the need for new skills?

Aug 22, 2018

Stories are important. They can educate, inspire, even change lives. So Lumina Foundation is teaming up with the career experts at Roadtrip Nation to gather stories from people who are facing or have overcome career challenges. The idea is to inspire students on their paths to success.

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Lumina names two new leaders who bring talent development and endowment expertise to board

Aug 21, 2018

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Joseph A. Boateng, chief investment officer of Casey Family Programs, and Matthew (Matt) Breitfelder, managing director and chief talent officer of BlackRock Inc. to serve on its board of directors.

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Conference to share CBE experiences, focus on best practices

Aug 20, 2018

Join the growing network of higher education leaders and innovators at this year's CBExchange conference on competency-based education, Sept. 25-27 in Orlando.

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More than tuition: College costs are often hard to figure

Aug 13, 2018

If we want to help more people earn college degrees, we’d better start by making the costs of college clear for all students trying to reach that goal.

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