The University of Arizona

Peace Corps Ranks Arizona 20th

By Janis Leibold, January 15, 1999

The UA ranks 20th among all colleges and universities with graduates serving in the Peace Corps, that organization announced earlier this month, tied for 20th overall with the University of Virginia with 45 volunteers working abroad.

UA alumni are serving in 27 countries around the world as business advisers, teachers, urban planners, health educators and environmental advisers. They are among the more than 150,000 Americans who have joined the Peace Corps since its inception in 1961.