Paying for College: Experts Gather in Search of New Models

The Lumina Foundation has made college attainment its primary focus. One major impediment to its "big goal" of increasing "the proportion of Americans with high-quality college degrees, certificates, or other credentials to 60 percent by 2025" is the cost of college.

That’s how Jamie P. Merisotis, the foundation’s president and chief executive officer, teed up the "Lumina Ideas Summit" on new