TAMPA – Frank Orlando has been named director of the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu). The institute is part of the private, Catholic university and conducts public opinion research on national politics, Florida state politics, Pope Francis and religion, and other topics of significant public interest.
Orlando is a political science instructor at the university and teaches courses about American government. He has served as a faculty advisor and media representative for the polling institute since its inception in late 2013. Orlando holds a master’s degree from Duke University in political science and government.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and a capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, FL, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo provides access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit.
The university welcomes learners from all generations and backgrounds, from civilian occupations and the armed forces, and from across the country and more than 60 nations around the world. Saint Leo’s nearly 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students may elect to study at the beautiful University Campus in Florida, at more than 40 teaching locations in seven states, or online from any location. The university’s degree programs range from the associate to the doctorate. Through these rich offerings, Saint Leo develops principled leaders for a challenging world.
Saint Leo University boasts nearly 80,000 alumni in all 50 states, Washington, DC, five U.S. territories, and 72 countries.
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