John ManningDirector of Marketing and Communications
John joined the Council in 2006. He leads the development and implementation of marketing and strategic initiatives that advance the goals of the Council and the interests of our member institutions. He currently serves on the board of Minnesota Campus Compact. He brings experience working with another group of nonprofits in his previous roles as communications director at the Minnesota Hospital Association and an account supervisor at the public affairs firm Himle Horner. He has a B.S. in Political Science and International Studies from Macalester College and a M.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.