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Planning Committee

A 15-member planning committee comprised of college presidents and higher education association administrators began meeting in the summer of 2015 to plan the conference.  The committee, listed below, has worked hard to make the conference engaging, educational and enjoyable.

Hosts and co-chairs:

Dr. Mary Dana Hinton
President
College of Saint Benedict

Dr. Michael Hemesath
President
Saint John's University

Members:

Mr. Paul Cerkvenik
President
Minnesota Private College Council

Dr. Kathryn Enke
Chief of Staff
College of Saint Benedict

Dr. Emily Esch
Professor, Philosophy
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Dr. Jonathan Green
Provost and Dean of Faculty
Illinois Wesleyan University

Mr. Robert (Bobby) Hackett
President
The Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

Dr. Debra Humphreys
Senior Vice President for Academic Planning and Public Engagement
Association of American Colleges and Universities  

Dr. Richard Ice
Provost
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University  

Dr. Andy Lounder
Director of Special Projects
Association of Governing Boards

Mr. John Lawlor
Principal and Founder
The Lawlor Group

Mr. Jon McGee
Vice President of Planning and Public Affairs
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Ms. Tammy Moore
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Mr. Amit Mrig
President and CEO
Academic Impressions   

Dr. S. Georgia Nugent
Senior Fellow
The Council of Independent Colleges 

Conference staff:

Margaret Arnold
Conference Project Manager
[email protected]
320-363-5150