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Jamie Merisotis

Jamie Merisotis is a globally recognized leader in philanthropy, education, and public policy. Since 2008, he has served as president and CEO of Lumina Foundation, an independent, private foundation that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. He previously served as co-founder and president...Read bio »

Redefine what ‘college’ means

Nov 25, 2015

The US Department of Education’s recent move enabling students to use financial aid for programs not typically considered “college” landed without fanfare. But the pilot program could have a big impact on thinking about education beyond high school in New England, home to some of the best-known higher education institutions.

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Talent in America and Reimagining 20th Century Success

Nov 20, 2015

Exclusive Ideagen Interview by George Sifakis with Jamie Merisotis, CEO of Lumina Foundation and Author of America Needs Talent

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Higher Education and Talent

Oct 29, 2015

In America Needs Talent, Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis describes a broad fix to the talent pool problem that includes immigration policy shifts and the creation of a new U.S. Department of Talent, which would absorb the U.S. Department of Education. Paul Fain of Inside Higher Ed asks Merisotis some questions about his book and what the proposals would mean for higher education.

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Rethinking higher education

Oct 29, 2015

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis shares his thoughts on the state of postsecondary education today, explains the thinking that went into Goal 2025, and outlines a vision for a more equitable, innovative, student-centered higher education system of the future.

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Looking for Talent at Work - Bloomberg Radio

Oct 27, 2015

Bloomberg Radio interviews Lumina President & CEO Jamie Merisotis on "America Needs Talent" and how to increase the talent of our nation’s workforce.

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Yes, College Is Still a Good Investment—and Here Are 3 Ways to Make It a Better One

Oct 22, 2015

A college education is vital not only for today's students but for the future of our country, this guest expert argues.

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Want to Be Happier and Healthier? Then Go to College.

Oct 15, 2015

There's a lot of debate right now about the value of higher education and the costs associated with going to college. Central to the discussion are legitimate concerns about affordability and what students actually know and are able to do with the degrees they receive.

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3 Key Tests to Find the Right College for You

Oct 13, 2015

Money magazine talks to Jamie Merisotis about the three major factors to consider when picking the right college.

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Free the Funds!

Oct 09, 2015

The 2016 presidential campaigns have begun to focus on higher education in some important ways, with candidates like Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio underscoring the rising cost of college, the impacts of student debt, and how to make college more affordable. Those are critical issues, to be sure, but there’s another way the government could use its resources to help students get exactly the education they need.

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