portrait of Richard O'Rourke

Richard O’Rourke

Associate Director, Office of Admissions, Recruitment and Outreach, The University of Illinois at Chicago

Over the past fifteen years, Richard has worked with a variety of U.S. and foreign institutions to increase international enrollment and yield through enhanced communication processes. Prior to joining UIC, he served as a communications specialist for EducationUSA, a global network of international student advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Richard holds a BA in communications from The Ohio State University and an MA in international relations from Webster University.