Gretchen Dobson

Gretchen Dobson

Alumni Relations Expert

Academic Assembly, Inc

With over 25 years of experience in higher education and constituent relations, Dr. Gretchen Dobson and her team at Academic Assembly, Inc. lead institutions, governments and member-based organizations towards sustainable international alumni engagement strategies and solutions. Dobson also provides professional coaching for international alumni relations, development, admissions and academic officers new to global engagement practices.

Dr. Dobson is the author of Being Global: Making the Case for International Alumni Relations (CASE Books, 2011), the International Travel Handbook: Engaging Constituents Abroad (Academic Impressions, 2014), and editor of Staying Global: How International Alumni Relations Advances the Agenda (EAIE, 2015). She was recognised by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the leading “Innovators in Internationalisation” for her work at Tufts University (USA).