Educational Institutions

Eckerd College

  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • www.eckerd.edu

Mission Statement

The mission of Eckerd College is to provide an undergraduate liberal arts education and lifelong learning programs of the highest quality in the unique environment of Florida, within the context of a strong relationship with the Presbyterian Church and in a spirit of innovation.

ruling year

1959

Principal Officer since

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Dr. Donald R. Eastman

Keywords

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higher education, liberal arts, lifelong learning, college, undergraduate

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EIN

59-0859121

 Number

8129995154

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Founded in 1958, Eckerd College is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Eckerd's 1,800 residential students from 48 states and 33 countries choose among thirty-eight majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, 1,000 students are enrolled in the Program for Experienced Learners, a bachelor's degree program for adult learners. Eckerd's Leadership Development Institute executive education program, Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC), and offerings through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Elderhostel identify the college as a national leader of innovative programs in continuing education. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Eckerd is one of only 40 schools listed in Loren Pope's "Colleges That Change Lives."

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Eckerd College
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Eckerd College

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Donald R. Eastman

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Miles C. Collier

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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