Academic Assembly Board and Executive Team

About Academic Assembly

The Academic Assembly founding team is uniquely qualified to assist your institution. Our team includes former institutional officers – including university presidents, chief financial officers, senior international officers, and alumni development officers. In addition, we have internal legal expertise focused on education regulation and compliance, global business operations, global payments and risk management. Operational expertise in international student recruiting, institutional marketing, and strategic planning round out our portfolio.


Mitch Leventhal, Ph.D.


Anthony Knerr, Ph.D.

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Charles P. Rose


Karen A. Holbrook, Ph.D.

Advisory Board Chair


Mark Shay

General Manager, Global

Gretchen Dobson, Ed.D.

VP Alumni and Graduate Services, Managing Director Australia

Graham N. Arad

General Counsel