Co-op Advising Team

Rae Perry

Director, Cooperative Education and Experiential Learning

Office Life
Rae joined the UMass Lowell team in 2012. As the co-op and experiential learning director, she oversees the Professional Co-op, River Hawk Experience Distinction (RHED), and Immersive Scholar programs. Beyond management, she is dedicated to developing community partnerships to enhance these programs for our students. Before UML, Rae worked in public, private, and community college settings as an associate dean of students, academic planning director, and residential life director.

Rae has extensive experience in higher education, advising and leading students in career development and experiential education. Rae values the outstanding students, how they grow at this university, and how these programs benefit the overall UMass Lowell community.

Leadership Focus
Co-op Advising
Experiential Learning Programs

Out-of-Office Life 
Rae relishes spending time with her loved ones and dog near a beach or a lake.  She loves traveling, reading, crafts, kayaking, and the arts.

University of Vermont
M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs

Rutgers University, New Jersey 
B.A. in Communication & English (double major) 



Phone Number
University Crossing, Suite 450

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