Yuran (Irene) Liu

International Recruitment Coordinator


Yuran (Irene) Liu is the International Recruitment Coordinator for UMD, working in the
office of International Programs and Services. In this role, she is the primary contact for
prospective international students and conducts outreach to international education
institutions and partners. She assists in designing and implementing UMD’s global
recruitment strategies.

She earned her M.A. in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development 
(Comparative and International Development Education track) the University of
Minnesota Twin Cities. With over fifteen years of experience in international education,
Irene has worked in the secondary and higher education sectors, as well as in the
international youth development sector. She has established partnerships in over 20
countries for study-abroad and cultural exchange. 

Her commitment to collaborative international education serves to develop and enhance
the skills and knowledge of UMD’s international students, and at the same time 
contributes to the increasingly diverse community of Greater Minnesota.

Yuran (Irene) Liu - International Recruitment Coordinator