The Minnesota Private College Council and Minnesota Private College Fund are governed by a board made up of the presidents of our 18 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 — Alison R. Byerly
  • College of Saint Benedict — Brian J. Bruess
  • The College of St. Scholastica — Barbara McDonald (Chair)
  • Concordia College — Colin Irvine
  • Concordia University, St. Paul — Brian L. Friedrich
  • Gustavus Adolphus College — Rebecca Bergman
  • Hamline University — Kathleen Murray (interim president)
  • Macalester College — Suzanne M. Rivera
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design — Sanjit Sethi
  • Saint John's University — Brian J. Bruess
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota — James P. Burns
  • St. Catherine University — ReBecca (Becky) Koenig Roloff
  • St. Olaf College — Susan Rundell Singer
  • University of Northwestern – St. Paul — Corbin Hoornbeek
  • University of St. Thomas — Rob Vischer

Business and community members

  • Paul Cerkvenik — Minnesota Private College Council and Minnesota Private College Fund
  • Paul Anderson — The Anderson Group
  • Sarina Baker – Minnehaha Academy
  • Alison Rempel Brown — Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Kathleen Cooney — retired, HealthPartners
  • Christopher Dolan — Faeger Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Susan Eich — Eich Public Relations
  • Matt Entenza – Entenza Law Firm PLLC
  • Ajay K. Gupta — CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Anthony Kelley — U.S. Bank
  • Dan Loritz — Center for Policy Design
  • Tim Morin — Logic Stream Health
  • Gregg Peterson — Horton Holding, Inc.
  • Patricia Pratt-Cook – St. Paul Public Schools
  • Nicholas Van Deelen – St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Nancy Wallace – Xcel Energy
  • De’Mon Wiggins – Pentair