Guilbert Hentschke
Cooper Chair in Public School Administration

Higher Ed, P-12

  • Business of education
  • Economy and college
  • Finance and funding
  • History of education
  • Private schools
  • School finance and spending
  • School funding
  • State of education

Guilbert Hentschke is the Richard T. Cooper and Mary Catherine Cooper chair in public school administration at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education, where he served as dean from 1988 to 2000. He is a faculty advisor in programs that join business and education at USC, teaches courses in the Rossier School’s education and philosophy doctoral programs, and serves as senior advisor to the National Resource Center for Charter School Finance and Governance. His research and writing focus on the finance and governance of public, nonprofit, and for-profit education organizations. His most recent book, written with William Tierney, is “New Players, Different Game: Understanding the Rise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities.” Hentschke serves on the boards of several education-oriented organizations. Prior to USC, Hentschke held administrative and faculty positions at the University of Rochester, Columbia University, Chicago Public Schools, and East Side Union High School District in California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history and economics at Princeton University and his master’s and doctorate in education and business at Stanford University.