The Upper Midwest HERC region encompasses a diversity of people, landscapes, and lifestyles. From towns in the pristine northern forests, to international ports on Lake Superior, to communities on the rolling Great Plains, and from river towns along the Mississippi to the vibrant twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the homes of UMW HERC institutions offer an excellent quality of life. Below are links to general and diversity resources that will acquaint you with the area and help you imagine living in the Upper Midwest.
Links to the major business, government, and industry employers in each sub-region are listed for family members seeking career opportunities outside higher education.
UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
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