Chair of IIE and Chair of Rutgers University Board of Governors, Former Vice Chair, Biden Foundation, Former CEO, RR Donnelley, Former Deputy Mayor, City of Chicago
Mark Angelson is the Chair of the Institute of International Education (IIE), the nonprofit world leader in international educational exchange and scholar rescue, which administers the Fulbright Scholarships on behalf of the US Department of State and hundreds of other programs from offices around the globe. He is past Chair of IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund and its scholar selection committee, and is co-author of several articles about the efficacy of saving professors and entire national academies from persecution the world over. Mark is Chairman of the Board of Governors of Rutgers University and a life trustee of Northwestern University, and has been an Adjunct Professor of Mergers and Acquisitions at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Mark was Vice Chairman of the Biden Foundation, and has worked prominently on behalf of President Biden since 1986. 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. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and its membership committee, and of the Economic Club of New York.
Mark served as Chairman/CEO of several large public companies, including as CEO of RR Donnelley. 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’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.