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White House and College Access

Dec 16, 2011

President Barack Obama recently called college leaders to the White House to talk about making college more accessible and affordable for all Americans. Lumina President Jamie Merisotis spoke with American Public Media's Stephen Smith about the White House meeting. Listen »

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Latino Student Success Can Help Enable "Exceptionalism"

Nov 21, 2011

Not everyone buys into the idea of "American exceptionalism," but I do. Admittedly, my definition probably differs from what seems to be the popular notion of that term. Being exceptional doesn't mean you're always right ... or above criticism ... or absolved from the rules of justice and compassion and tolerance that define a civil society.

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How to Restore Trust in Corporate America

Oct 14, 2011

With all of the recent talk about budget deficits and trade deficits, the deficit I'm most worried about is our national deficit of trust. Just look at the historically low levels of public trust in our political leaders or the growing distrust in corporate integrity reflected in the "Occupy Wall Street" protests.

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Yesterday's approaches won't serve today's students

July 26, 2011

The success of today's diverse student population is essential to our nation's future. The latest issue of of Student Aid Transcript focuses on better serving the needs of these 21st century students.

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