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Spotlight Webcast: Interview with Jamie Merisotis

June 16, 2015

Spotlight's Jodie Levin-Epstein talks with Mr. Merisotis about this ambitious goal, explores the new National Dialogue on Credentials, and digs into how the poverty community can get involved in these initiatives.

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Lumina Foundation Announces Election of New Board Members

May 11, 2015

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Alisa A. Miller and Matthew A. Goldberg to serve on the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

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MoveED Grows to Nearly 3,000 Organizations Sharing Solutions to Increase Higher Ed Attainment

Oct 23, 2014

MoveED for Goal 2025 has grown to include nearly 3,000 organizations since its launch in April 2014. To help show the many new partner connections, MoveED now features street-level mapping to showcase and connect organizations working to make postsecondary attainment America’s cause.

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Education is the avenue to prosperity in America

Aug 26, 2014

Forbes recent list of the wealthiest individuals in each of the 50 states reveals a common link among them: education beyond high school. Lumina President Jamie Merisotis reveals the ties between individual earning power and higher education and reminds us that the popular dropout-turned-billionaire narrative is actually a rare exception.

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Reflections on Lumina’s History, and Its Future

June 11, 2014

Lumina President and CEO, Jamie Merisotis reflects on Lumina Foundation's formation as an independent, non-partisan private foundation and its future as an organization singularly focused on Goal 2025.

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Danette Howard Joins Lumina Foundation as Vice President

March 31, 2014

Lumina Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Danette Howard as vice president for policy and mobilization.

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Lumina President Jamie Merisotis recognized for outstanding contribution to higher education by NASPA

March 18, 2014

NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, have awarded their 2014 Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award to Jamie P. Merisotis at their annual conference in Baltimore.

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Twenty communities commit to postsecondary attainment goals

Dec 04, 2013

Today, 20 U.S. communities were announced as the first partners in a promising community mobilization initiative led by Lumina Foundation. Designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials, the collaborative effort connects participating cities with significant technical and planning assistance, data tools, flexible funding and special access to a powerful network of national thought leaders.

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Media conference call announcing first 20 cities in community mobilization effort

Dec 03, 2013

Lumina Foundation will host a media conference call to announce the first 20 cities selected to participate in a special mobilization effort designed to help communities dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials.

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