Gretchen Dobson

Academic Assembly, Australia
Gretchen Dobson

Gretchen Dobson is currently the Vice-President, International Alumni & Graduate Services and Managing Director, Australia for Academic Assembly. She is the founder of Gretchen Dobson LLC, a leading global alumni relations consultancy based in Australia. Dobson is the author of Being global: making the case for international alumni relations and the International travel handbook: engaging constituents abroad. She serves on the Board of Directors for United Planet, a global network of leaders and volunteers fostering cross-cultural understanding and addressing shared challenges to unite the world in a community beyond borders. Gretchen received her BA and MA from Boston College and her EdD in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania. Gretchen was elected as Steering group member of the Expert Community Alumni Relations for the 2020–2022 term.