Who are we?
Richard (Rick) K. Gaumer is a founder and principal of Academic Innovators. He has a long and distinguished business and higher education career in internal corporate management and assisting troubled higher education institutions become stronger and more sustainable.
Brian C. Mitchell is a founder and principal of Academic Innovators. Previously he served as president of Brian Mitchell & Associates, a consultancy that advises higher educational institutions and leaders on strategic planning, governance, master planning, enrollment, core community development, Human Resources, and financial health.
W. Joseph King is a founder and principal of Academic Innovators. He is also the president of Lyon College.
Arthur J. Rothkopf is the senior advisor to Academic Innovators and president emeritus of Lafayette College.