Increasing College Attainment: It's Everyone's Business

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Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation, discusses the foundation’s efforts to increase college attainment as an economic imperative for the country. The Lumina Foundation is the nation’s largest private foundation dedicated exclusively to increasing student access to and success in postsecondary education. One of the nation’s top 40 private foundations based on endowment, its goal is to increase the percentage of Americans who hold high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by 2025.


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