The Council's purpose is advocacy — on behalf of students, our member institutions and higher education. The Fund’s focus is on raising funds to support students. Together, both organizations support member institution collaboration when it meets important common needs; this work includes sharing admission-related information, which is the focus of much of this website, as well as research and fundraising.

Staff from our institutions meet regularly, often with staff from the Council and Fund facilitating those conversations and receiving valuable guidance from our college contacts. Review the list of groups that meet and feel free to contact the lead staff contacts who are listed — or any Council and Fund staff — with questions and suggestions.

Advocacy resources

Find resources to help you and your students advocate at the Capitol.

Campus groups

Find a list of the different groups we convene or participate in as well as the contact person for each.

Career service related resources

Find skills reports for entry-level positions and job snapshots for occupation groups in Minnesota and nationally.

Member-only research reports

Find reports created for the Council's 17 member institutions.

MPCW campus signage

Order signs to help direct visitors during Minnesota Private College Week.

Provide research information

Upload your institutional data files for use in the Council's research and reports.

Provide scholarship information

Enter details on students awarded Minnesota Private College Fund scholarships.

Reading for Education and Access Leadership Summer Series

Sign up for mid-level professionals' book discussions.

Resources tied to the Chauvin trial

Find materials from our members addressing the issues raised by the Chauvin trial.

Student success conversations

Join the discussion by participating in professional development opportunities around student success.

Sign up for weekly clips

Each week, the Council emails campus leadership and our board members a short list of important higher education news articles (with links) that we found that week. If you would like to sign up for our weekly clips email, please send an email with your contact information (including your title) to Lisa Thompson.