The World University (Puerto Rico)

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World University was an accredited university based in Puerto Rico, which was in operation from 1965 to 1989.

The University was founded by Ronald S. Bauer, President of World University (aka: International Institute of the Americas – World University ó Instituto Internacional de las Américas de la Universidad Mundial).[1] The University was accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities and the Council of Puerto Rico Accreditation of Higher Learning.[2] There are/were many notable graduates from this institution. One notable alumnus was public health innovator Ron Rivera.[3]


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  2. ^ Mncube, Stephen Sipho (Ed.) (1992). The World University System as a Model Prospectus for Institutions of Higher Learning in a Changing World. Southern African Library and Information Sciences (SALIS)
  3. ^ Grimes, William (September 14, 2008). Ron Rivera, Potter Devoted to Clean Water, Dies at 60. New York Times