July 13, 2020

Peace Corps

  1. February 26, 2020

    U-M ranked in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

    U-M has 55 alumni volunteering with the Peace Corps around the world — 10th-most among large U.S. colleges and universities. U-M ranks No. 6 among graduate schools with 11 graduate alumni serving.

  2. March 20, 2019

    U-M fourth for Peace Corps volunteers among large universities

    With 63 volunteers working around the world, U-M is ranked fourth among large universities for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2019. 

  3. February 21, 2018

    University a top 10 Peace Corps producer for 18th straight year

    For the 18th straight year, U-M is in the top 10 large colleges and universities that produce Peace Corps volunteers, ranking eighth for undergraduate alumni volunteers and fifth among graduate school producers.

  4. October 10, 2016

    Birth of the Peace Corps

    Then-Sen. John F. Kennedy called his address to students on the steps of the Michigan Union in 1956 the longest short speech he ever gave, clocking in at about 3 minutes. In it he proposed what would later become the Peace Corps.

  5. February 18, 2016

    U-M climbs to No. 6 on list of Peace Corps volunteer producers

    U-M has moved up two spots to No. 6 on the list of colleges and universities that produce the most Peace Corps volunteers. It is the fourth all-time producer of Peace Corps volunteers.

  6. February 17, 2015

    U-M is No. 8 biggest producer of Peace Corps volunteers

    The University of Michigan was the eighth-largest producer of Peace Corps volunteers last year, with 51 undergraduate alumni serving around the world.

  7. May 8, 2014

    U-M a top graduate school for Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows

    The university ranks eighth nationwide on the Peace Corps’ list of top Paul D. Coverdell Fellows graduate schools this year, with 25 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers currently enrolled in the program.

  8. February 11, 2014

    U-M among nation’s top schools for Peace Corps volunteers

    U-M ranked fifth nationally among the top volunteer-producing large universities for the Peace Corps, with 81 graduates currently serving in the agency.