The Minnesota Private College Council and its affiliate, the Minnesota Private College Fund, represent 17 Minnesota private nonprofit college and universities that share a liberal arts focus. We refer to our members as Minnesota Private Colleges. Learn more about each institution by visiting its college profile or explore their collective impact.

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Podcasts
  • Augsburg UniversityThe Augsburg Podcast
    Hear Augsburg University faculty and staff share stories of their work with students in their own words. Launched last year, “The Augsburg Podcast” offers a variety of perspectives on the university’s most important work: educating students for the future.
  • Bethel UniversityWhole & Holy: The Bethel Seminary Podcast
    "Whole & Holy" from Bethel Seminary seeks to help ministry leaders become more effective by providing discussion on relevant ministry topics. The goal is to provide easily accessible content on a monthly basis from experts in areas of interest to pastors and ministry leaders. Topics so far include social media and relationships, children’s ministry, New Testament, Christians and politics, finances and leadership.
  • Concordia University, St. Paul  – Leading in Legacy
    The Office of Alumni Relations podcast for CSP alumni, as well as faculty, staff, students, donors and the broader community launched its first episode in September with new episodes released every two weeks. Hosted by Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Billy Schultz, BA '08, MA '11, topics include alumni interviews, career and life skills and current events from a CSP perspective. This platform is intended to provide listeners a deeper connection to the university and a benefit for their lives and careers as we celebrate the legacy of those who have called CSP their home.
  • Gustavus Adolphus CollegeLearning for Life @ Gustavus
    History professor Greg Kaster explores the intersections of liberal arts learning, current events and real-world problem solving from the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn. From conversations with cancer and climate change researchers to behind-the-scenes glimpses into higher ed decision-making, Kaster's short, engaging interviews introduce listeners to the people behind the ideas.
  • Macalester CollegeMacalester Big Questions
    The “Big Questions” series is our attempt to try something different. These are glimpses into the minds and hearts of the people who comprise Macalester: a collection of their thoughts about the things that matter to them and, we hope, to you. You might think of these short episodes as a stripped down, “acoustic” version of Macalester communications and as a way to see what truly animates the college. A video version of the interviews is also available.
  • Minneapolis College of Art and DesignOn Topic
    "On Topic" is a podcast from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. President Sanjit Sethi talks to creative leaders in the Twin Cities about their life stories, resilience, and the meaning of cultural leadership.
  • St. Olaf CollegeFrom the Hill to Real Life
    “From the Hill to Real Life” is a new podcast from St. Olaf College that dives deep into the Ole experience and shares what it really means to make a difference with a liberal arts education.
  • University of St. ThomasBy All Means
    The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business has partnered with Twin Cities Business (TCB) magazine to launch "By All Means," a weekly podcast spotlighting faculty experts from Opus College of Business and local entrepreneurs. Hosted by TCB editor-in-chief Allison Kaplan, the podcast features in-depth conversations with entrepreneurs and businesspeople, along with a “Back to the Classroom” segment with Opus College of Business professors who will provide insight and analysis on various topics.

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