John Kupris


Director of Gift Planning in Institutional Advancement

John Kupris lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is married, and has one child.  John’s spouse is a product marketing director for Oracle and, as he says, “a creative artist and a great writer.”  Their thirteen-year-old daughter loves school, swimming, dancing, practicing the piano, and her extracurricular studies as part of the Design Team at the Science Museum of Minnesota.  John has a postgraduate degree in education, a master’s degree in divinity, and an undergraduate degree in business administration.  He has served a number of local and national boards and currently serves on the board of the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota.  John loves traveling with his family, woodworking, curling, hiking, canoeing the lakes near his cabin in Wisconsin, as well as spending time exploring museums and libraries learning more about art, archeology, ancient history, and English literature.


Education Specialist - Master of Divinity - Bachelor of Arts in Business Administraion