Lumina Foundation Releases Strategic Plan Advocating a New Postsecondary Learning System

Transformative changes are needed to reach Goal 2025 and ensure a majority of Americans achieve the postsecondary learning so important for success in the 21st century.  Read news release »


Lumina Foundation's Strategic Plan for 2017-20

Lumina Foundation is committed to a fair, universal system for learning that meets the nation’s talent needs. The system must offer every American the chance for a better life by recognizing learning however it occurs. And this learning should lead to a broad range of marketable credentials.

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“The time has come for the United States to make high-quality postsecondary education a national reality and expectation for all. We are committed to ensuring the nation has the talent it needs to meet future economic, civic and social challenges—and that all Americans have the opportunities they deserve for a better life.” – Lumina President Jamie Merisotis

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See also:
Lumina's previous strategic plan covering 2013 to 2016.

Lucia Anderson Weathers