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Peter Hayden Armacost

Armacost_Peter_2132797_FTROccupation: Academic Administrator (Retired); President Emeritus
Born: New York City, July 12, 1935

Education:
Honorary LLD, Ottawa University (2011)
PhD, University of Minnesota (1963)
BA, Denison University (1957)

Career:
Consultant, North East Christian University (2016-Present)
President Emeritus, Forman Christian College (2012-Present)
President Emeritus, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL (2000-Present)
President, Principal, Forman Christian College (2002-2012)
Senior Adviser, Council of Independent Colleges (2001-2003)
President, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL (1977-2000)
President, Professor of Psychology, Ottawa University, Kansas (1967-1977)
Program Director, Association of American Colleges, Washington (1965-1967)
Dean of Students, Chairman, Department of Psychology, Augsburg College, Minneapolis (1959-1965)

Civic:
Member, Board of Trustees, Kinnaird College of Lahore, Pakistan (2005-2012); Member, Board of Directors, United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan, Islamabad (2009-2011); Member, Board of Directors, United Way of Pinellas County (1995-2002); Southern University Conference (1977); President, American Baptist Churches of the United States (1974-1975); Chairman, Kansas City Regional Council for Higher Education, Missouri (1972-1974); Member, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan Task Force Goals

Creative Works:
Author in Field

Awards:
Inductee, Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame (1999); Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus Citation, Denison University; Woodrow Wilson Fellow; Danforth Fellow; Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Memberships:
Member, Board of Directors, SunTrust Bank of Tampa Bay (1983-Present); Member, Board of Directors, Florida Council of 100, Saint Petersburg Chamber of Commerce (1995-2001); Member, Board of Directors, Council of Independent Colleges (1993-2000); Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (1995-1998); Chairman, Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (1991-1993); Vice Chairman, Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (1990-1991); Member, Board of Directors, Pinellas Economic Development Council (1989-2000); President, Florida Association of Colleges and Universities (1989-1990); Treasurer, Independent Colleges and Universitites of Florida (1986-1988); Secretary, Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (1984-1986); Chairman, Suncoast Chamber of Commerce (1984-1985); Chairman, Florida Chapter, Young President Organization (1983-1984); President, Association of Independent Colleges, Kansas (1970-1972); Member, Board of Directors, Association of American Colleges; Member, American Council of Education; Member, Appeals Committee, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Member, American Association of Higher Education; Member, Society of Values in Higher Education; Member, Saimt Petersburg Yacht Club; Member, Suncoasters Club; Secretary, Executive Committee, Council of Independent Colleges; Member, Rotary International; Member, Blue Key; Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Member, Pi Gamma Mu; Member, Psi Chi; Member, Board of Directors, Division of Research, Publications, and Conference Chairman, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Family:
Son of George Henry and Verda Gay (Hayden) Armacost
Married: Mary-Linda Merriam (7/10/1993); Suzanne Lee Sadosky (6/22/1957-2/1991) (Deceased)
Children: Martha Hayden; David Keys; Sarah Jane; Rebecca Ann
12 Grandchildren

Hobbies:
Travel

Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America – 1990-1991, 46th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in America – 1989-1990, 45th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in America – 1987-1988, 44th Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2006-2007, 7th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2004-2005, 6th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in American Education – 1996-1997, 5th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in American Education – 1994-1995, 4th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in American Education – 1992-1993, 3rd Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2012, 38th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2011, 37th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2010, 36th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2009, 35th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2008, 34th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2007, 33rd Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2006, 32nd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2005, 31st Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2004, 30th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2003, 29th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2002, 28th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2001, 27th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)

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