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Faculty & Staff Profile

Rae French

Learning Abroad Advisor
International Programs
Learning Abroad
(218) 281-8339


  • Assist students with planning for learning abroad experiences

  • Multicultural Specialist who works on bringing diverse groups of potential students to the University of Minnesota, Crookston. I work closely with the M.E.P. (Multicultural Excellence Program) in St. Paul and serve on the MnACC (Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color). I continue to work closely with liaisons in any area who work with students of color wanting to pursue a college education.

Research Interests

  • Communications

  • Korean Adoption

  • Multicultural Relations

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Speech Communications with a minor in Theater from Minnesota State University of Moorhead

Professional Memberships

  • UMC Art Committee

  • MnACC Collaborative Workshop Committee

  • MnACC Fair Committee, holding the position of coordinator of MnACC fairs

In the News

November 8, 2018
International Education Week is November 12 through 16, and several events are planned at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
November 15, 2017
Daija Williams, a senior at the University of Minnesota Crookston, never imagined herself going out of the country let alone two countries, but a study abroad trip last summer changed all that and she’s glad it did.
May 25, 2017
Students studying abroad in China have been from Beijing to Huangshan and on to Hangzhou.