Tiffany Hester

Project Manager - Curriculum Integration
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Tiffany Hester, Curriculum Integration Project Manager, earned a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law and a B.A. in Justice Studies from Fort Hays State University. Tiffany joined both KU and the Office of Study Abroad in January 2016 and is responsible for working with academic units across campus to fully integrate study abroad programs into degree plans (Mapping Study Abroad to the Major). She is also the program coordinator for all School of Education faculty-led programs and all School of Law exchanges and faculty-led programs.

Tiffany has worked in higher education since 2010 and has held positions both in instruction and administration. She studied abroad in London, England as a law student and then later taught business ethics courses at a university in Shenyang, China.  Tiffany has also traveled to Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Mexico.


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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
18th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
28.1% of KU undergraduate students study abroad prior to graduation.
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 160 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times