Courtney Brown

  • Board Member, School of Education and Human Development Foundation


Courtney Brown joined the Education School Foundation Board in 2016.

Brown is the director of organizational performance and evaluation for the Lumina Foundation. In this role, she directs the Lumina Foundation’s research, data, and evaluation work and uses the results to determine strategic impact, provide strategic direction and offer recommendations for current and future work. She has worked in evaluation, performance measurement, and strategic planning for almost 20 years. Prior to her position at Lumina, she served as a senior research associate with the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University, where she managed a portfolio of evaluation and research projects primarily focusing on postsecondary education.

Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60% by 2025. It is the nation’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education.

Brown resides in Zionsville, Indiana.


Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., James Madison University