Senior Consultant, SPH Consulting Group
Guilbert Hentschke is dean emeritus of the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education, where he served as dean from 1988 to 2000. Prior to his tenure at USC, Hentschke served in administrative and faculty positions at the University of Rochester, Columbia University, the Chicago Public Schools, and the East Side Union High School District (CA). He formerly served as a senior adviser at EY-Parthenon. Current board memberships include WestEd (chair, External Relations Committee) and the California Credit Union (chair, Supervisory Committee). He earned his bachelor’s degree in history and economics at Princeton University and his masters and doctorate in education and business at Stanford University. Among other texts, he is co-author of ‘Strategic Mergers in Higher Education’ (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019). His research and writing focus on the finance and governance of public, non-profit, and for-profit education organizations.