photo of Madeleine Green

Madeleine Green

Madeleine F. Green is an independent consultant in higher education and non-profit and association management. She serves as Senior Fellow at the International Association of Universities, Senior Fellow at NAFSA: The Association of International Educators, and Senior Program Consultant at the Teagle Foundation in New York.  In July 2013, she was appointed Adjunct Professor of Education in the Associate Faculty of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Her consulting practices focuses on policy, institutional management and leadership, internationalization, governing boards, and change management.

Dr. Green had a 35-year career at the American Council on Education, the “umbrella” membership association for U.S. higher education.  From 1991 to 2010 she served as ACE’s Vice President for International Initiatives, developing and implementing ACE’s international programs, representing ACE in national and international forums, and leading its efforts to engage with organizations, institutions, and leaders around the world. Prior to holding this position, she served as Vice President for Institutional and International Initiatives, and had responsibility for ACE’s leadership programs as well as for international programs.

In 1990-91, Dr. Green served as interim president of Mount Vernon College (Washington DC).   She has served on the boards of three U.S. hgher education institutions: Juniata College (PA) (2003-2012), Sweetbriar College (VA) (1995-2003), and Wilson College (PA) (1988-1995). Green has also served on the boards of the International Association of Universities and the Forum on Study Abroad.

Madeleine Green is widely published in the field of higher education leadership and management, global higher education issues, and internationalization.

Fluent in French and proficient in Spanish, Dr. Green holds a B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, both in French literature.