How the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) Promotes Global Flourishing and Advances The Equity Learning Imperative

Concurrent Session
Wednesday January 21, 2015 2:45pm to 4:00pm

How do we ensure that today’s degrees prepare students well both for careers and citizenship?    Lumina Foundation has just released, after several years of beta testing on over 400 campuses, a Degree Qualifications Profile that describes the proficiencies and experiences every degree should include.  Presenters will discuss ways that the DQP can be used to raise both standards and inclusiveness, while still encouraging the diversity of US higher education.

Peter Ewell
Vice President
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems
Paul L. Gaston
Trustees Professor
Kent State University
Holiday H. McKiernan
Chief of Staff & General Counsel
Lumina Foundation
Barbara Gellman-Danley
President
The Higher Learning Commission of NCA
Facilitator: Debra Humphreys
Vice President for Policy and Public Engagement
AAC&U