July 2011 briefs
- The Facts/2011 presents the latest facts about the Council's 17 members. It includes information about our students, degrees, access, impact and more. Order or download the brochure or find the facts online.
- Rand Park started in late June as our new vice president of development. Rand is looking forward to working with the broader business community as we strategize on expanding business and foundation support for the Fund.
- Lindsey Alexander, a consultant working with the Citizen's League on its higher education reform project, is featured on the LearnmoreMN blog this month. Read her post, "This way or the highway," and consider joining the conversation by adding your comment. Julie Plaut, executive director of Campus Compact, will be blogging in August.
- A summer of community service projects is currently underway for the 2010-12 group of Phillips Scholars. The student-designed projects are focused on a range of communities and goals, from teaching kids and the developmentally disabled how to lead healthier lifestyles to empowering young Latinas to learn about higher education opportunities.