New Higher Education Podcast Features Interview with Lumina Foundation President
Radio Higher Ed (www.radiohighered.com), a podcast designed to inform and challenge policy makers about postsecondary education policies, issues and their implications, has a new podcast featuring an interview with Mr. Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation for Education, the nation's largest private foundation committed solely to enrolling and graduating more students from college.
Mr. Merisotis joins Radio Higher Ed hosts for an informative discussion of Lumina’s important work to improve the quality of learning in U.S. higher education. Topics include Lumina’s support of initiatives to improve higher education productivity and The Degree Qualifications Profile: a way of describing student performance in ways that permit a consistent public understanding about what degrees at various levels ought to mean.
The Radio Higher Ed podcast features credible, current and relevant analysis and commentary from seasoned postsecondary education leaders, and is hosted by:
Dr. Kathryn Dodge has campus-based experience in addition to a decade of policy experience as executive director of the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission (now the N.H. Higher Education Commission), a coordinating state agency with regulatory and fiscal responsibilities. She also understands business due to spending a few years in publishing.
Alison Griffin has over ten years of professional experience in higher education policy ranging from work on a university campus, to the U.S. House of Representatives, to the private sector. Ms. Griffin is currently a higher education policy and government relations consultant, working in Denver, CO.
Elise Scanlon is a principal in the Washington, DC based Elise Scanlon Law Group, advising institutions of higher education on policy, regulatory and operational matters. Ms. Scanlon also counsels non-profit organizations including accrediting agencies and associations on matters pertaining to higher education policy, governance, management and strategic planning, and serves as DETC's Legal Counsel.
A copy of the podcast is available on the Radio Higher Ed website or via download from the Apple iTunes store.
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