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Philanthropy Chat: Jamie Merisotis Discusses Lumina Foundation's Investments in Higher Education

June 1, 2009

Jamie P. Merisotis Jamie P. Merisotis, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation for Education, discusses the foundation's strategic, outcomes-based approach to expanding college access and success, particularly among low-income, minority, and other under-represented populations. Touching on the effects of the economy and the foundation's strategies and tactics for reaching its goal of increasing college attainment rates in the United States from 39 percent to 60 percent by 2025, Mr. Merisotis shares valuable advice and insights for grantseeking organizations and his other partners in philanthropy.

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Total running time: 19 minutes, 26 seconds

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