Paul C. Pribbenow

Augsburg University

Paul C. Pribbenow has been president of Augsburg University in Minnesota since 2006. He previously served as president of Rockford College. Earlier, he was a research fellow at the Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash University, where he also held positions as dean of college advancement and secretary of the board of trustees. Before that, he was vice president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Pribbenow has enhanced Augburg’s role as an activity community partner in an urban setting, which has resulted in recognition for its excellence in service learning and experiential education. Pribbenow serves on the board of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and the Minnesota Private College Council. He is a member of the CIC Board of Directors. Pribbenow earned a BA degree in sociology and political science from Luther College and an MA and PhD in social ethics from the University of Chicago.