August 2019

 

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Visit campus this fall
High school students are encouraged to come to visit our colleges this fall, to help them consider their options. The Council has a list of visit events.

Transfer Days scheduled
Beginning in September, transfer representatives from some of our colleges will be at community colleges in the Twin Cities area to answer questions about transferring to a Minnesota private college.

Updated transfer student origins report posted
More than one in five new students at our colleges are transfers. This report examines where these students had previously been enrolled.

Changes in presidencies
Over the summer, Concordia University, St. Paul announce that Rev. Brian Friedrich was named as its 10th president, with his term beginning Jan. 1, 2020; Dr. Eric LaMott is serving as interim president. At Saint John’s University, Dr. Eugene McAllister was chosen to serve as interim president, beginning Aug. 1. New presidents Sanjit Sethi at Minneapolis College of Art and Design began on July 15 and Barbara McDonald at The College of St. Scholastica on Aug. 5.