March 2018

Favorite facts about our colleges
The Council has compiled some of our favorite facts about our 17 member institutions, demonstrating our collective impact. View them online or download or order the Fact Card.

Counselors' Breakfast scheduled for May 3 in Plymouth
Admission directors at our colleges invite high school counselors and others who work with students on college planning to a free informational breakfast. Learn what’s going on at our institutions and get answers to your questions.

Parent newsletter speaks to how middle-income families pay for college
An article on how middle-income families are paying for college was included in the spring issue of The Bridge: Parent News, the Council’s college planning e-newsletter for parents of a middle or high school student. Consider signing up for future issues.

Find summer enrichment programs
To help busy parents, the Council had compiled a quick list of summer offerings hosted by our colleges for middle and high school students.

July liberal arts conference
With a theme of “Reframing the Narrative: Leadership Toward Inclusive Excellence,” this year’s Liberal Arts Illuminated conference is scheduled for July 9-11. Hosted by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, the event will bring together leadership, faculty and trustees from local and national liberal arts colleges, as well as public policymakers, to discuss the future of liberal arts institutions. The inaugural Liberal Arts Illuminated conference was held in 2016.

Liberal Arts Illuminated conference 2018