Consortium Advisory Member:
Dr. Joel Thompson
Eckerd College, the only private national liberal arts college in Florida, is located on a waterfront setting in St. Petersburg. Outstanding faculty, committed to teaching and mentoring, have developed innovative educational programs – attracting students of all ages from a rich international diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Eckerd students are engaged in their education through small classes, independent and collaborative research, internships, study abroad, volunteer service and campus activities. The mission of the College is to assist students to develop a disciplined intellect, trained imagination, and a motivation to lead.