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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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Lumina Foundation Announces Appointment of “Lumina Fellows”

Oct 02, 2013

Lumina Foundation has announced the appointment of four Lumina Fellows, a new resource designed to engage prominent thought leaders who are committed to advancing the nation’s efforts to dramatically increase postsecondary education attainment.

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New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Jamie Merisotis

June 18, 2013

NEJHE's New Directions for Higher Education examines emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies, programs and practices. Read an interview with Lumina’s Merisotis on Increasing College Enrollment and Graduation.

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Lumina Foundation Announces Election of New Board Members and Board Chair

April 17, 2013

Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Kathy Davis and Allan Hubbard to serve on Lumina Foundation’s Board of Directors. James C. Lintzenich was also elected to Board Chair.

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Gallup/Lumina Foundation Poll Reveals Need for Higher Education Redesign

Feb 05, 2013

According to new results released today from the annual Gallup/Lumina Foundation poll, Americans are ready for a renewal of our nation’s higher education system.

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Lumina Foundation Introduces New Strategic Plan Designed to Increase Education Attainment and to Strengthen Economy/Country

Jan 10, 2013

Lumina Foundation today released a new Strategic Plan that outlines how the Foundation will work over the next four years to help the country reach its education attainment goal of having 60 percent of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2025.

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Lumina Foundation Announces Third-Quarter Grants for 2012

Nov 18, 2012

Lumina Foundation awarded 15 grants totaling nearly $5.3 million in the third quarter of 2012.

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Lumina takes innovative business-oriented approach to goal setting

May 01, 2012

When Jamie Merisotis began leading Lumina Foundation in 2008, he saw an opportunity to "aim even higher than just doing good work and making a small contribution." Instead he set clear goals and implemented strategies to achieve them just as a for-profit business would. Smart Business magazine talked to Merisotis about how Lumina set out to establish Goal 2025.

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Lumina Foundation announces new board chair-elect

Dec 08, 2009

Lumina Foundation for Education today announced Dr. Marie V. McDemmond as the Foundation's board chair-elect.

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