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Degree Qualifications Profile released for large-scale implementation

Oct 08, 2014

Nearly five years in the making, the DQP is a framework that clearly defines the learning that college degrees should signify at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.

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Toward Learner-Centered Higher Education: Why Faculty-Led Assessment is the Key

Feb 18, 2014

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis talks to assessment experts at the National Assessment Conference in Texas about the need to replace the outdated quality standards of seat time and institutional reputation with what really counts: specific learning outcomes.

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Positioning Higher Education To Ensure It Meets Increasing Demands

Dec 08, 2013

Lumina's Chief of Staff and General Counsel Holiday McKiernan spoke to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education on the role of the Degree Qualifications Profile and regional accreditors on ensuring quality learning outcomes in higher education.

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Starting the Alignment Conversation: Lumina Releases Report on Connecting K-12 and Higher Education via Common Core State Standards and Degree Qualification Profile

Oct 18, 2013

Lumina Foundation has issued a report that examines how Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Degree Qualification Profile (DQP) can better forge alignment between the nation’s K-12 and postsecondary education systems.

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State Authorization Reciprocity Initiative Appoints Executive Director and Board

Sep 20, 2013

The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), a new initiative that will create interstate reciprocity in the regulation of postsecondary distance education, has appointed Marshall Hill as its executive director.

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Taking Learning to the Next Level: Independent Institutions and the DQP

Aug 01, 2013

With nearly 300 institutions in more than 40 states investigating the Degree Qualifications Profile, the implementation of faculty-driven system redesign around learning outcomes is becoming a reality. Lumina President Jamie Merisotis delivers the opening keynote to kick off this important national conversation at the third and final meeting of the DQP Consortium.

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Merisotis with Dr. Ochoa at Cal State Monterey Bay Speaker Series

April 29, 2013

Jamie Merisotis joins Cal State Monterey Bay President Eduardo Ochoa as part of his President's Speaker Series. Watch the full 90 minute discussion including Q&A which focuses on quality learning models, the Degree Qualifications Profile and other innovations in higher education.

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Remarks from the Symposium on the Implementation of a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

April 18, 2013

Thank you, and good morning everyone. I’m pleased to be with you, and and happy that you are here in Indianapolis. I want to begin with just a few words about the specific work you are doing at this symposium, and then spend the bulk of my time talking about where this important work fits into the bigger picture.

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Competency-Based Learning: A Big Deal, But Not Because of the Feds

April 02, 2013

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis blogs in today's Huffington Post on advancing competency-based learning models.

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