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The Starbucks Model for Tuition Reimbursement

July 16, 2014

Strategies like the one being launched by Starbucks acknowledge that demand for talent is rising rapidly across the nation.

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Excelsior College Commencement

July 11, 2014

Lumina president and CEO, Jamie P. Merisotis celebrates Excelsior students' achievements and their contribution to America's overall strength as a nation.

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Lumina Foundation Launches Challenge to Bridge the Gap between Education and Business

June 05, 2014

Lumina Foundation, in partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive, has launched a new crowdsourcing challenge which will generate solutions to closing the skills gap and increasing communication between higher education and today’s workforce.

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InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation Announce Winners of College Scorecard Design Challenge

Dec 19, 2013

InnoCentive and Lumina Foundation today announced two winners of a College Scorecard Design Challenge focused on building upon the College Scorecard released by The White House last February. More than 390 submissions were received, Lumina’s team reviewed the top 50, and organizers hope the best suggestions are considered as future iterations of the Scorecard are developed.

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Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education

Dec 09, 2013

An op-ed in the Huffington Post by Jamie Merisotis emphasizing the role of developing a strong talent infrastructure to help a community thrive, and introducing Lumina's Community Partnership for Attainment initiative.

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A Spirit of Innovation, a Time of Change

Nov 06, 2013

Jamie Merisotis delivers the opening keynote speech at The 2013 International CAEL Conference in San Diego. "We must focus on learning outcomes as the true measure of educational quality. Not time, not institutional reputation, but genuine learning."

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A Tradition of Innovation, a Time for Profound Change

Oct 03, 2013

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis shared ideas about how trustees and institutional leaders can help direct the changes needed for student success at at the 2013 Community College Leadership Congress in Seattle.

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The Economist and Lumina Foundation Announce Winner and Finalists of the "Quantified Work Challenge" through InnoCentive

Sep 30, 2013

Paul Duan was awarded $10,000 for his InnoCentive submission at The Economist’s Human Potential Forum 2013. Peter C. Honebein, Ph.D. and Chris Gray were recognized as finalists in the InnoCentive "Quantified Work Challenge."

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A Stronger Nation through Higher Education

Sep 09, 2013

In today's Plenary Keynote at the Council for Opportunity in Education's 32nd Annual Conference, Jamie Merisotis emphasized that closing the wealth gap will require closing the attainment gap through a redesigned higher education system.

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