The nomination is expected to be submitted to the U.S Senate in the coming days

Mark Angelson
Mark Angelson is a 1972 graduate of Rutgers College and earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law in 1975.
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President Joseph R. Biden on Tuesday, May 28, announced his intention to nominate Mark A. Angelson to be the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway.  The nomination is expected to be formally submitted to the United States Senate in the coming days and requires the advice and consent of the Senate.

Angelson is a 1972 graduate of Rutgers College and earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law in 1975.  He currently serves as vice chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors and, from 2019 until 2022, chaired the board.

Angelson was nominated in 2022 to the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, an independent advisory body that provides advice to the President concerning the quality and adequacy of intelligence collection, of analysis and estimates, of counterintelligence, and of other intelligence activities.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is the chair of the Institute of International Education, the nonpartisan world leader in international education and scholar rescue, which administers the Fulbright Scholarships for the U.S. Department of State.

He has served as the Deputy Mayor of the City of Chicago, CEO of RR Donnelley, chair of the international investment firm MidOceanPartners, and vice chair of the Biden Foundation. He had a lengthy and distinguished career as an international lawyer in Singapore, New York and London. 

He is a life trustee of Northwestern University and has been an adjunct professor of mergers and acquisitions at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. He is a member of Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni and was the first recipient of the Rutgers Law School Alumni Service Award. Angelson received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degrees from Rutgers University and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia.  He received the Harold Hines Award from the United Negro College Fund.