Notable former Peace Corps Volunteers in Education

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Notable former Peace Corps Volunteers in Education.

Joe Acaba, mission specialist educator astronaut for NASA (Dominican Republic 1994-96)

Charles Baquet, director of the Center for Intercultural & International Programs, Xavier University of Louisiana (Somalia 1965-67)

Stephen Beaver, associate dean of admissions of Thunderbird School of International Studies (Tanzania 1965-67)

Tex Boggs, president of the Western Wyoming Community College System (Thailand 1962-64)

Leonel Castillo, president and co-founder of Houston International University (Philippines 1961-63)

Theodore Celeste, chairman of board of trustees of Ohio State University (Fiji 1968-70)

Leon Dash, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Swanlund Professor of Journalism, University of Illinois at Urbana (Kenya 1969-70)

Drew Days, professor, Yale Law School (Honduras 1967-69)

Brady J. Deaton, chancellor or the University of Missouri-Columbia (Thailand 1962-64)

George Drake, former president of Grinnell College (Lesotho 1991-93)

Thomas Gouttierre, dean of International Studies and Programs and director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska-Omaha (Afghanistan 1965-67)

John E. Greisberger, president of NAFSA: Association of International Educators (Afghanistan 1973-75)

Leo Higdon, Jr., president of Connecticut College, former president of the College of Charleston (Malawi 1968-70)

James M. Kouzes, dean's professor of leadership at Santa Clara University (Turkey 1967-69)

Joann La Perla-Morales, president of Middlesex County College (Colombia 1968-70)

James Lyons Sr., president of California State University, Dominguez Hills (Ecuador 1966-67)

M. Peter McPherson, president of Michigan State University (Peru 1964-66) McPherson is president of Michigan State University, which ranks among the top 25 universities with graduates serving in the Peace Corps.

Joyce Neu, director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Sand Diego (Senegal 1972-74)

Julius Nimmons, president of University of the District of Columbia (Tunisia 1962-64)

Marjorie Pfannkuch-Bakan, president of Wheelock College (Philippines 1961-63)

Jeswald Salacuse, dean of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Nigeria 1963-65)

Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami (Iran 1962-64)

Robert Trumble, dean of Graduate School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University (Peru 1963-65)


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