Tulane produces lots of Peace Corps volunteers, and other news of higher education

Tulane produces most Peace Corps volunteers Tulane University’s graduate school produces the most Peace Corps volunteers of any school nationwide, the agency announced. Tulane also ranks No. 12 among midsized undergraduate schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. “The Peace Corps is a unique opportunity for college graduates to put their education into practice and become agents of change in communities around the world,” Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said. At present, 18 Tulane graduate students and 19 undergraduate alumni are Peace Corps volunteers, according to school officials. Since the agency was created in 1961, more than 520 Tulane graduates have served as Peace Corps volunteers. “Tulane is committed to preparing and inspiring its students to address the world’s most pressing problems and needs,”…


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