State Fund Members

​The CIC State Fund Member network consists of 32 state associations that generate financial resources for, and coordinate collaborative programs among, member independent colleges and universities in their respective states.

Membership List

Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
5950 Carmichael Place, Suite 213
Montgomery, AL 36117
Phone: 334-356-2220
Paul Hankins, President

Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities
One Riverfront Place, Suite 610
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: 501-378-0843
Rex Nelson, President

Independent Higher Education of Colorado Fund
1177 Grant Street, #102
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-571-5559
Toni E. Larson, Executive Director

Florida Independent College Fund
542 East Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-681-3188
Elizabeth McAuliffe, Managing Director

Georgia Independent College Association
One Georgia Center, Suite 1710
600 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404-233-5433
Susanna L. Baxter, President

Associated Colleges of Illinois
70 E. Lake Street, Suite 1418
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-263-2391
Jerry Fuller, Executive Director

Independent Colleges of Indiana
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-236-6090
Richard L. Ludwick, President

Iowa College Foundation
505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1034
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-282-0473
Jack D. Jones, President

Kansas Independent College Fund
700 South Kansas Avenue, Suite 622
Topeka, KS 66603-3823
Phone: 785-235-9877
Matthew Lindsey, President

Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities
484 Chenault Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-695-5007
Gary S. Cox, President

Louisiana Independent College Foundation
320 Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1307
Phone: 225-346-6740
MaryAnn Coleman, President

Independent College Fund of Maryland
60 West Street, Suite 201
Annapolis, MD 21401-2480
Phone: 410-269-0306
Tina Bjarekull, Managing Director

Michigan Colleges Alliance
26555 Evergreen Road, Suite 1210
Southfield, MI 48076-4255
Phone: 248-356-3114
Robert Bartlett, President
Minnesota Private College Fund
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 500
Saint Paul, MN 55101-2901
Phone: 651-228-9061
Paul Cerkvenik, President

Missouri Colleges Fund
3401 West Truman Boulevard, Suite 202
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-893-3818
Mike Backer, President

Nebraska Independent College Foundation
4940 South 114th Street, Suite 5
Omaha, NE 68137
Phone: 402-339-1660
James A. Johnson, President

New Jersey
Independent College Fund of New Jersey
797 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901-1107
Phone: 908-277-3424
John B. Wilson, President

New Mexico
New Mexico Independent College Fund
P.O. Box 2004
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: 505-466-2586
Sylvia LaPan, Director

North Carolina
North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
530 N. Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: 919-832-5817
Hope Williams, President

North Dakota
North Dakota Independent College Fund
c/o University of Mary
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: 701-255-7500
Neal Kalberer, Executive Director

Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges
250 East Broad Street, Suite 1700
Columbus, OH 43215-3722
Phone: 614-469-1950
Gordon Brollier, President

Oklahoma Independent Colleges and Universities
P.O. Box 57148
Oklahoma City, OK 73157-7148
Phone: 405-371-1780
Lesa Smaligo, Executive Director

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities
16101 SW 72nd Avenue, Suite 100
Portland, OR 97224
Phone: 503-639-4541
Brent Wilder, Vice President

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
101 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717-232-8649
Donald Francis, President

South Carolina
South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
P.O. Box 12007
Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803-799-7122
Edward M. Shannon, III, Executive Vice President

South Dakota
South Dakota Foundation of Independent Colleges
University of Sioux Falls
1101 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-331-6684
Karen A. Bangasser, Director

Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association
1031 17th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615-242-6400
Claude O. Pressnell, Jr., President

Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation
400 West 15th Street, Suite 850
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-472-9522
Ray Martinez, President

Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges
8010 Ridge Road, Suite B
Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: 804-288-6609
Thomas R. Morris, President

Independent Colleges of Washington
600 Stewart Street, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-623-4494
Anne Cassidy, Vice President for Advancement Services

West Virginia
West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities
1 Stamm Lane
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: 304-242-7223
Ben Exley, Executive Director

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
122 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-256-7761
Rolf Wegenke, President and CEO



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