Podcast: Higher Ed’s Role in Shaping the U.S. Workforce

Lumina Foundation President and CEO Jamie Merisotis talks about his organization’s goal to help higher ed institutions develop students to be better prepared to contribute to the future workforce. The conversation ranges from “stackable” credentials to the role of immigration in building a 21st century workforce.

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This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn. Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.
Photo courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action