The King’s College
The King's College is an accredited, Christian liberal arts college located in the Financial District of New York City. The College was founded in 1938 in Belmar, New Jersey by Percy Crawford
Percy B. Crawford founded The Kingï¿½s College in 1938 in Belmar, New Jersey. The school re-located in 1941 to New Castle, Delaware, and again in 1955 to the former Briarcliff Lodge site in Briarcliff Manor, New York. At Briarcliff, The King's College sponsored the The King's Tournament, a sports tournament in which East Coast Christian college athletes competed each year. In 1962, after Crawford's death in 1960, Robert A. Cook became the college's second president. The college prospered under his leadership, with enrollment growing to a high of 870 students in 1980. After 23 years as president, Cook retired and became the college's chancellor in 1985, a position which he held until his death in 1991. Friedhelm Radandt succeeded Cook to become the college's third president. Nine years later, in December 1994, the college shut down, as a result of years of declining enrollment, bad financial decisions, and the deterioration of the Briarcliff campus. The college declared bankruptcy, owing more than $25 million to its creditors mostly from the mortgage on a new suburban campus
Through its commitment to the truths of Christianity and a biblical worldview, The Kingï¿½s College seeks to transform society by preparing students for careers in which they help to shape and eventually to lead strategic public and private institutions, and by supporting faculty members as they directly engage culture through writing and speaking publicly on critical issues.