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Peter Wollitzer


Peter A. Wollitzer 1949-2006

Dr. Peter Wollitzer was the first individual recognized by the UCEAP Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Prior to joining UCEAP, Peter was the Assistant Director of UC Berkeley’s Institute of International Studies. From 1986 to 2006, Peter served as a UCEAP Regional Director of programs in Asia and Africa and was also responsible for programs in Germany, Costa Rica, Italy and Hungary over the years.  In addition to his 20 year tenure at UCEAP, Peter served on a wide range of international task forces and boards.  During his junior year of college, Peter demonstrated his pioneering spirit and passion for study abroad by participating in UCEAP’s program in Bordeaux, France.  At a 2006 celebration in his honor, Peter was presented with a plaque on behalf of UCEAP. It reads: 

“From Bordeaux to Beijing, dreaming new worlds, challenging expectations, lifting standards, serving as both student and exemplar of creative achievement in International Education.” 


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