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Haley Glover

Haley leads Lumina's mobilization strategies, focusing on communities and institutions of higher education, and on work to define and expand student pathways to success. This also includes Lumina's efforts to support incarcerated and re-entering learners, and the Foundation's work with major employers to leverage investments in employee talent development.Prior to...Read bio »

Collaboration beats competition: HBCUs work together for student success

Nov 20, 2019

With rising costs and tightening resources amid debate over the value of a college degree, competition across higher education is fierce. But what happens when a few colleges and universities decide to collaborate instead?

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Most companies now offer tuition assistance for employees – but are they doing it right?

Nov 18, 2019

Each year, U.S. companies spend billions of dollars supporting college education for their employees. By better designing the programs that direct those dollars—not necessarily spending more—employers can significantly improve the talent within their own ranks, contribute to their communities, and help meet the nation’s talent goals.

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Gramps knew that all learning matters; it’s time to make it all count

Oct 08, 2019

The smartest man I’ve ever known was my grandfather. A child of immigrants, he came of age during the Great Depression, served his country in World War II as an Air Force mechanic, and was an entrepreneur his entire life.

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Equity and excellence – Quality matters in prison higher education

June 04, 2019

Incarcerated people need access to quality higher education just as much as traditional students, so higher education in prison should meet the same standards as programs outside the walls.

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Don’t lose your mind over ‘brain drain’ - focus on creating talent

May 06, 2019

A new report documents the mobility of highly educated people in the United States, offering a grim new portrait of how such movement affects communities.

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Creating a post-high school learning system for everybody

Nov 06, 2018

Lumina is proud to release a Request for Information to help us learn more about how post-high school providers – colleges and universities, employers, workforce training providers, state systems, and consortia – recognize and validate learning gained outside college courses.

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Adult students – whatever you call them  – are key to our talent needs

June 11, 2018

It was a hot topic at our annual Talent Hub and Community Network Convening. Most of our community partnerships focus on improving post-high school attainment among adults, but nearly all the cities we work with struggle with what to call those adults.

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Prison education is about more than keeping offenders from returning

April 02, 2018

My colleague and friend, the Rev. Vivian Nixon, executive director of the College and Community Fellowship, said something that deeply moved me when we last spoke, "We know what happens to students who earn a postsecondary credential. Why in the world would the metrics and outcomes be any different for people who earn them while incarcerated?"

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Lumina fund for racial justice and equity to begin accepting proposals

Jan 16, 2018

After last year’s racially motivated violence in Charlottesville, Lumina Foundation was among organizations that said the country must move beyond words to action. Today, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, we are announcing the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity.

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