May 2023

Commencements wrap up in June
The 2023 undergraduate commencements are come to a close, but you can find a list of commencement dates and speakers on our website.

Minnesota Private College Week registration now open
High school students and families can now register for short, introductory visits between June 26 and June 30 at any of our 18 of our colleges and universities. Two sessions are held each day — at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. — and we make it easy to schedule several visits over the week.

New issue of parent newsletter available
The summer issue of The Bridge: Parent News is now available online. Please share this useful resource with parents of college-bound students.

New Minnesota Private College Fund director hired
We are pleased to announce that Roshandra Brown has joined the Fund as its new director of development and scholarship programs. Her experience includes leadership roles at GREATER MSP Partnership and Second Harvest Heartland.

New cohort of Phillips Scholars selected
Ten Minnesota private college students have been selected to develop and conduct community engagement projects that address an equity gap in Minnesota. The scholars will complete their projects in summer 2024.

Facts about our colleges
The Council has compiled facts about our 18 member institutions that demonstrate their collective impact. View them online or download the Fact Card.