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House testimony on Keeping College Within Reach

Nov 30, 2011

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis testified before committee members to help examine the causes of rising college tuition and to discuss innovative ways some institutions are lowering costs. Merisotis emphasized the need to change our graduation standard from a system based on time to a system based on actual student learning.

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Big Goals and Tough Budgets: Strengthening Tennessee’s Colleges and Universities in Times of Fiscal Austerity

March 16, 2011

Jamie Merisotis says raising college attainment in a time of fiscal restraint is urgent.

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Testimony of Jamie P. Merisotis to the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

Jan 29, 2009

Testimony of Jamie P. Merisotis, to the Connecticut Legislature, Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

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A Stronger Nation 2017 report uses Census data to track progress in degree attainment at several levels – nationally, in metropolitan areas, in all 50 states, and down to the county level. It also contains national data and state-specific estimates that show attainment of high-quality postsecondary certificates.