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Chevalier des Palmes Academiques, France


Associate Director (retired), Yale University, MacMillan Center

EdD, Leadership & Administration,​​​​​​​University of Massachusetts, Amherst


MS, Agricultural Economics,

Cornell University


MPIA, Economic and Social Development, University of Pittsburgh


BA, Latin American Studies,

University of Pittsburgh

Nancy  Ruther

Principal & Founder

Nancy L. Ruther, Ed.D., founded Gazelle International in 2016 to help innovative university leaders make their internationalization strategies work. We connect faculty and students across countries.  We harness technology to bend the cost curve of expanding access to world-class global learning. With laser-focus on high standards, Gazelle works with leadership to translate strategy into measurable results and sustain them with solid business models.