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Assessment the Key in the Quest for Quality

March 10, 2015

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis speaks to the assessment experts of the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) on the importance of assessing student learning to help ensure that credentials have real and lasting value. Read his opening keynote address from the International Assessment Conference in Austin, Texas.

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Ensuring Quality, Flexibility and Relevance in Postsecondary Learning

March 02, 2015

Lumina President and CEO Jamie Merisotis articulates Lumina's vision for the fundamental redesign needed in higher education to get from a system focused on institutions and based on time, to one focused on students and based on learning, at an annual symposium of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.

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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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The DQP and Tuning: Transformative Tools for Reshaping the System of Postsecondary Learning

Oct 08, 2014

Thank you, and good morning. I want to add my own words of welcome to those that Dewayne Matthews has already offered. All of us at Lumina are very grateful for your presence here today ― and for the spirit of partnership that we already share with so many of you. I’m also pleased that so many of you are tuning in to our live webcast. Truly, whether virtual or actual, this gathering is a circle of friends—colleagues and collaborators who have been part of our journey beginning in 2009. We have a shared commitment to student success and to enhanced educational quality.

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Merisotis talks to assessment experts at the National Assessment Conference in Texas about the need to replace the outdated quality standards of seat time and institutional reputation with what really counts: specific learning outcomes.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