About EACE

Mission Statement

To foster relationships empowering colleges and employers to develop the future workforce.

Vision Statement

Colleges and Employers working together to create equitable workforce outcomes.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

EACE promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion where all are respected, accepted and safe.

Vision 2025


The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers mostly covers the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

EACE by Numbers

EACE's fiscal year is July 1- June 30. Data below represents 2020-2021 fiscal year as of June 2021.

Membership Breakdown

Total Members
College/University Career Center Professionals and Students
Colleges/ Universities Represented
Professionals from companies like National Geographic, Vertex, Cenlar, Vector Marketing Corp.
and more!


Diversity & Inclusion

10 Board Members

6 Affinity & Interest Groups 20 D&I Committee Representatives

18 Committee Chairs

88 Committee Members 11 D&I Virtual Events Up to $3,000 in D&I Scholarships Being Awarded

Virtual Events

EACE20 Virtual Conference (Offered at no cost to members!)

699 Registered Attendees

308 Newcomers

10 Exhibitors

20 Virtual Learning & Networking Opportunities

EACE21 Virtual Conference

357 Registered Attendees

133 Newcomers

12 Exhibitors

25+ Virtual Learning & Networking Opportunities

 Road Trips to the Real World

15 Employer Site Visits

1171 Student Registrants

130+ Member Schools Participated

Professional Exchange 

18 Employer Site Visits

750+ College Career Center Registrants



10 Hosted

400+ Registrants

3 Offered SHRM Credit

Twitter Chats

11 Hosted

200+ Participants

Social Engagement & Communication

406 Instagram Followers

180 Instagram Posts

1,200+ Post Reaches


2,340+ Twitter Followers

195 Tweets

821 Engagements


715 Facebook Followers

360 EACE Professionals Group Members

354 Engagements

177 Clicks


3,189 LinkedIn Group Members

675 LinkedIn Page Followers

22,260+ Post Impressions

 35+ Member E-blast Communications

5+ New Member Email Campaigns 

30 Posts

13 Contributors

Click here to view the 2018-2019 EACE Membership Infographic. 


EACE has a long and rich history:

  • 1926:  Eastern College Personnel Officers (ECPO) established
  • 1948: Middle Atlantic Placement Association (MAPA) established
  • 1957: Regional associations formed an advisory board which became College Placement Council (CPC)
  • 1995: ECPO was renamed Eastern College and Employer Network (ECEN) and MAPA was renamed Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges and Employers (MAACE)
  • 1997: MAACE and ECEN merged to form the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE)
  • Today, EACE has grown to more than 1,900 members!


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