The Minnesota Private College Council and Minnesota Private College Fund are governed by a board made up of the presidents of our 17 member institutions —along with several business and community members.

College presidents

  • Augsburg University — Paul C. Pribbenow
  • Bethany Lutheran College — Gene Pfeifer
  • Bethel University — Ross Allen
  • Carleton College — Steven G. Poskanzer
  • College of Saint Benedict — Laurie M. Hamen (interim)
  • The College of St. Scholastica — Barbara McDonald
  • Concordia College — William J. Craft
  • Concordia University, St. Paul — Brian L. Friedrich
  • Gustavus Adolphus College — Rebecca Bergman (Chair)
  • Hamline University — Fayneese Miller
  • Macalester College — Suzanne M. Rivera
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design — Sanjit Sethi
  • Saint John's University — Eugene McAllister (interim)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota — Rev. James P. Burns, IVD
  • St. Catherine University — ReBecca (Becky) Koenig Roloff
  • St. Olaf College — David R. Anderson
  • University of St. Thomas — Julie Sullivan

Business and community members

  • Paul Cerkvenik — Minnesota Private College Council and Minnesota Private College Fund
  • Kathleen Cooney — retired, HealthPartners
  • Dexter Davis — Securian Financial
  • Susan Eich — Eich Public Relations
  • Ajay K. Gupta — CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Ann Houser — Ann Houser Coaching and Consulting
  • Dan Loritz — Center for Policy Design
  • Michael Lovett — retired, White Bear Lake Area Schools
  • Teresa Mogensen — Xcel Energy
  • Tim Morin — Logic Stream Health
  • Mansco Perry — Minnesota State Board of Investment
  • Gregg Peterson — Horton Holding, Inc.
  • Doug Stang — 3M Government Affairs
  • Angie Wordell — Graco Inc.