Angela Perryman

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Angela Perryman, Director, earned a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of Kansas, and a B.A. in Spanish.  Her duties include strategic and operational planning  for the Study Abroad unit, personnel management, fiscal management, programmatic oversight and assessment, and service on the executive management team within KU International Affairs.

Angela began her career in International Education as the Assistant Director of Study Abroad at KU.  In 2008, Angela relocated to Colorado and assumed the position of the Associate Director of Study Abroad at Colorado State University.  At CSU, Angela oversaw the design and implementation of CSU’s Study Abroad Curriculum Integration initiative; the development, administration and procedural oversight of CSU's short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs; and training on study abroad for campus administrative and student support units.  She is an active member of NAFSA and serves on the executive leadership team of NAFSA Region II.  Outside of her professional travels, Angela’s significant international experiences include graduate research in Brazil, overseas director positions with the Experiment in International Living in Spain and Costa Rica, semesters abroad in Spain and Costa Rica, and volunteer work in Ecuador.


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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
Study Abroad & Global Engagement 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