Mr. Paul Cerkvenik is the president of the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC) and Minnesota Private College Fund (MPCF). Cerkvenik previously served the Council as a member of its board of directors. Cerkvenik has recently served on the Federal Tax Policy Committee of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and the NAICU Board of Directors. In 2016, he chaired the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities State Executives (NAICUSE). He also serves on the State Councils Advisory Committee of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Cerkvenik holds a B.S. degree from Saint John’s University and a J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota.