Patrick Orr
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Senior Director, International Partnerships and College Programs
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Patrick Orr

Biography at a Glance

Patrick is the Senior Director of International Partnerships and College Programs for the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business. He provides leadership and strategic direction for international engagement resulting in domestic and international projects and programs for the College.  Patrick works with faculty to design, develop and execute international experiential learning travel programs for graduate and undergraduate students.  His role includes enhancing the overall student experience through the execution of co-curricular activities and programs.

Dedicated to performance driven leadership, Patrick has over 20 years of comprehensive achievement in the design and execution of co-curricular and experiential learning programs, project management, global business development and performance improvement in higher education. He has extensive knowledge in the design and development of innovative educational curriculum for classroom, co-curricular and on-line delivery.  His experience includes managing high performance teams with a mission to deliver exceptional academic services. Patrick strives to provide transformational learning opportunities for students during their education life-cycle. He has extensive experience in developing corporate relationships that connect students with real-world projects designed to assist companies solve their business problems and apply innovative solutions. Patrick has developed academic projects to include international travel programs for students in twelve different countries on five continents. Patrick is certified as an Insights Discovery instructor, helping people gain a better understanding of themselves and their colleagues to create strong and effective personal and business relationships. He is responsible for managing project budgets, planning, implementation, and assessment of co-curricular and academic support services.


  • Executive MBA, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
  • BA, Business and Marketing, Western State College of Colorado


  • Insights Discovery, Certified Facilitator
  • Global Mindset Assessment, Certified Facilitator