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The Changing Higher Education Agenda … and the Trustee’s Role as Change Agent

April 16, 2013

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis speaks to higher education trustees in Pennsylvania on meeting the state's attainment needs.

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The Attainment Goal and the Changing Higher Education Landscape

April 12, 2013

Lumina president addresses university librarians at their Annual Conference about their role in helping to redesign the 21st century higher education system.

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Quality Education in the Global Context: What We Are All Learning about Learning

March 11, 2013

As U.S. Higher Education systems shift focus toward student learning and educational quality, Lumina President Jamie Merisotis joined today's OECD forum in Paris to discuss how we can work together to make global progress in learning-outcomes.

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Meeting the Need for College Graduates in Texas

March 08, 2013

Austin Economic Club speech reveals design criteria for improving student financial models.

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Realizing the Transformative Power of Higher Education in Florida

Feb 01, 2013

Lumina president Jamie Merisotis advised business and civic leaders in Tallahassee that "educational success is inextricably linked to economic prosperity." He spoke to the Economic Club on assuring Florida's economic growth and improving job creation by boosting the state's college attainment rate.

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Rising to the College-Attainment Challenge in Maryland

Jan 08, 2013

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis speaks at Maryland's Statewide Completion Forum on the promise of creating a student-centered higher education system that broadens opportunity and increases attainment for all.

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Embracing the Goal of Increased College Attainment in Dayton

Nov 20, 2012

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis spoke at the launch of Learn to Earn Dayton at Sinclair Community College in Dayton on the collective work required to build Dayton's talent resources.

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Union Institute & University Commencement Address

Oct 15, 2012

"The nation needs your talent—now more than ever. Today’s labor market has made it clear—often painfully clear—that skills must be consistently honed … that no one can afford to “stand pat” with one’s education and expect to succeed."

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Postsecondary Education: The Case for Systemic Change

Oct 09, 2012

Rigorous and relevant higher education is key to distinguishing Minnesota as the “skilled workforce state,” says Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation president and CEO. “The Minnesota Chamber’s overall effort is right on target”, he said, “Addressing the challenge of producing a better skilled workforce will require all of the key players to work more closely together than they ever have before.” Merisotis delivered the keynote speech at the Minnesota Chamber’s workforce summit, “How to Make Minnesota the Skilled Workforce State.”

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