February 26, 2020
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.
March 20, 2019
With 63 volunteers working around the world, U-M is ranked fourth among large universities for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2019.
February 21, 2018
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.
October 10, 2016
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.
February 18, 2016
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.
February 17, 2015
The University of Michigan was the eighth-largest producer of Peace Corps volunteers last year, with 51 undergraduate alumni serving around the world.
May 8, 2014
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.
February 11, 2014
U-M ranked fifth nationally among the top volunteer-producing large universities for the Peace Corps, with 81 graduates currently serving in the agency.