Published: June 04, 2009
This week, The University of Tampa received a 4-star rating — the
highest a charity can receive from Charity Navigator — for its ability
to efficiently manage and grow its finances.
which bills itself as America's premier charity evaluator, highlights
the work of charities and provides donors with essential information to
give them greater confidence in the charitable choices they make.
to Ken Berger, president and CEO of Charity Navigator, approximately a
quarter of the charities the organization evaluates receive the 4-star
highest rating, indicating that The University of Tampa executes its
mission in a fiscally responsible way and outperforms most other
charities in America.
“This ‘exceptional’ designation from
Charity Navigator differentiates The University of Tampa from its peers
and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust,” Berger
Daniel Gura, UT vice president for development and university relations, was pleased to receive the designation.
are many measures by which we define our success internally, but it is
high praise to receive the 4-star rating from an organization that is
comparing and evaluating thousands of charities throughout the country,”
This is the first year The University of Tampa has
received this level of recognition, up from the previous year’s 3-star
rating. Other charities receiving the 4-star rating from Charity
Navigator include The Humane Society of the United States, Cornell
University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Scripps Research
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