Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –
As Texas’ legislators struggle to find solutions to the rising cost of college and Higher Education, the Austin Economic Club has announced a March 8th presentation by Jamie P. Merisotis, President & CEO of the nationally-recognized Lumina Foundation.
To find out how to attend the event discussing insights for increasing students’ access to … and success in, college education, continue reading here.
Lumina’s mission is to increase the percentage of Americans who hold high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by 2025.
As one of the most important topics affecting Texas’ 2013 Legislative Session and long-term economic success, this to be an insightful and thought-provoking presentation by Lumina Foundation CEO, Jamie Merisotis.
Before joining Lumina in January 2008, Mr. Merisotis founded and served 15 years as president of the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Higher Education Policy, one of the world’s premier education research and policy centers.
Mr. Merisotis has committed to outline what changes he feels are needed in the present Texas educational system to help facilitate long term economic growth for our nation.
Be sure to join us for breakfast and Mr. Merisotis’ presentation on March 8th at the Austin Club, 110 East 9th Street in downtown Austin. The presentation will run from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 – Bruce Broussard, Humana President & CEO
The Austin Economic Club will present Humana’s President & CEO, Bruce Broussard, for a much-anticipated breakfast on Tuesday, April 30th to address the ever-important issue of healthcare.
As the Texas Legislature struggles with the provision of healthcare and national mandates, we look forward to his informative and insightful comments during a breakfast presentation at the Austin Club in downtown Austin.
With a B.A. from Texas A & M, and an MBA from University of Houston, Mr. Broussard’s history and personal ties to Texas gives him a first-hand knowledge of the health care crisis facing Texas as a state.
Following a February presentation from Cong. Lamar Smith, Chairman of the Science, Space & Technology Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, The Austin Economic Club is commited to making its ”2013 Distinguished Lecture Series” season an exciting and memorable year for AEC members.