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Lumina Announces New Members of Executive Leadership Team

Sep 06, 2016

Lumina Foundation President Jamie Merisotis announced the addition of two new members to the executive leadership team. The expanded team will shape and amplify Lumina’s ongoing efforts to serve as a catalyst to help the nation reach Goal 2025—to have 60 percent of Americans with a high-quality postsecondary credential by the year 2025.

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Joe Loughrey Elected Lumina Foundation Board Chair

May 05, 2016

Joe Loughrey, former President and Vice Chairman of Cummins, has been elected chairman of Lumina Foundation’s Board of Directors.

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Lumina Foundation Announces Election of New Board Member

Aug 31, 2015

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Austan Goolsbee to serve on Lumina Foundation’s Board of Directors.

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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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