News & Views by Type: Speeches, Page 4
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.Continue Reading
Austin Economic Club speech reveals design criteria for improving student financial models.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
"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."Continue Reading
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.”Continue Reading
Lumina President Jamie Merisotis delivered the opening keynote speech at the 9th Annual President's Forum, "Debt and Disillusionment: Extending the Economic Advantages of Online Learning." He emphasized the importance of serving more students through a new system of credentials that assures that high-quality learning is recognized and rewarded. He said, "the shift to a learning-based, flexible, stackable credentialing system has been little more than an intriguing idea for a long time. But it is now an idea whose time has come." Read more » Play full speech plus Q&A: [audio: http://traffic.libsyn.com/luminafoundation/presidents-forum.mp3]Continue Reading
Lumina Vice President for Program Development Jim Applegate spoke at the 2012 Help Wanted conference on September 20 in Washington, D.C. The conference brought together business leaders, policy makers, and education innovators to address the skills gap crisis and discuss issues on postsecondary education and the workforce.
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