Saturday, May 17, 2014

College Ministries in the U.S. - Cru

This is the second in a series giving basic information about different College Ministries.

Cru formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ was started by Bill and Vonnette Bright in 1951 at UCLA. It now has developed into a variety of ministries in the U.S. and abroad. In 1952 Cru spread to other schools and the Brights accepted their first six staff members. Here are basic facts about Cru's College Ministry in the U.S. today.

-811 Campuses

-48,000 students involved

-2,357 Full time staff or 2,765 counting 1 and 2 year Interns.

In 2000 Bill Bright announced Steve Douglas as his successor in 2001.

These statistics were provided by a Cru staffer.

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