About Us

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)

Established in 2008, the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) assists institutions and others in discovering and adopting promising practices in the assessment of college student learning outcomes. NILOA’s primary objective is to discover and disseminate ways that academic programs and institutions can productively use assessment data internally to inform and strengthen undergraduate education, and externally to communicate with policy makers, families and other stakeholders.

Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC)

The nonprofit Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC) is focused on improving educational practice by helping education stakeholders use data and information to make informed decisions and increase student success.  IEBC’s commitment to evidence-based change reflects its extensive and successful experience with a collaborative, action research-based model that links data across educational segments. For a list of the Tuning Advisory Board members, please click here.

Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation is the nation’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education. Lumina Foundation strives to help people achieve their potential by expanding access to and success in education beyond high school and is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.