Mark A. AngelsonFORMER DEPUTY MAYOR, CITY OF CHICAGO, CEO OF RR DONNELLEY, CHAIR OF RUTGERS UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS AND MEMBER OF PRESIDENT’S INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY BOARD
Mark Angelson is Chair of the Institute of International Education, the nonpartisan world leader in international education and scholar rescue, which administers the Fulbright Scholarships for the U.S. Department of State and hundreds of other educational and rescue programs from offices around the globe. He has served three terms as Chair of the Rutgers University Board of Governors, and served as Chair of the search committee that proposed Jonathan Holloway as Rutgers’ President. Angelson also serves in the Executive Office of the President of the United States as a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board.
Angelson has served as the Deputy Mayor of the City of Chicago, CEO of RR Donnelley, Chair and CEO of two prominent Canadian public companies, Chair of MidOceanPartners, an international investment firm, and Vice Chair of the Biden Foundation. He previously had a lengthy and distinguished career as an international lawyer in Singapore, New York and London.
Angelson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and its membership committee; the Pilgrims (New York and London); the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; and the Economic Club of New York. He is a Life Trustee of Northwestern University and Adjunct Professor of Mergers and Acquisitions at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. He is the coauthor (with Dr. Allan Goodman) of several articles on the efficacy of rescuing threatened professors and rebuilding national academies the world over.
Angelson graduated from Rutgers College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and from Rutgers School of Law. In May 2023, Rutgers conferred upon him an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. Angelson is a member of the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni, and was the first recipient of the Rutgers Law School Alumni Service Award. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from John Marshall Law School and the Harold Hines Award from the United Negro College Fund.