MARK ANGELSON is Chairman of the Institute of International Education, the nonpartisan world leader in international education and scholar rescue, which administers the Fulbright Scholarships for the US Department of State and hundreds of other programs from offices around the globe. He is co-author of several articles about the efficacy of saving professors and entire national academies from persecution the world over.
Mark served as Chairman/CEO of several large public companies, including as CEO of RR Donnelley, and in so doing was a leader of the transformation and consolidation of the printing and coated paper industries. He served as the Deputy Mayor of Chicago and as Chairman of MidOcean Partners, an international investment firm. Previously he had a lengthy and distinguished career as an international lawyer in each of Singapore, New York, and London.
Mark was Vice Chairman of the Biden Foundation and has worked prominently on behalf of President Biden since 1986. He is Adjunct Professor of Mergers and Acquisitions at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Rutgers University. Mark is a member of the board of directors of Quad/Graphics, Inc., a NYSE-listed multinational corporation that is the Americas' largest provider of printing and multichannel media strategies, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and its membership committee, and of the Economic Club of New York.
Mark's many honors include membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the Pilgrims (New York and London), the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, and the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni, as well as his appointment as Richard D Heffner Public Service Professor at Rutgers. He received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the John Marshall Law School, the Harold H Hines Award from the United Negro College Fund and the inaugural Alumni Service Award from Rutgers Law School.