UW gets No. 1 ranking with Peace Corps

The Seattle PI recently reported that in 2006 more alumni from the University of Washington served in the Peace Corps than from any other U.S. college or university. 110 former Huskies joined the Peace Corps last year, the first time since 1981 that UW alums held that distinction.

Other Washington schools that made the Peace Corps rankings in 2006: Western Washington University (49 alumni serving), University of Puget Sound (30) , Gonzaga University (27), Whitman College (19) and The Evergreen State College (17). The UW also reported 20 graduate students serving. Read the full story.