Dr. Mark Robinson received his Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Sports Counseling from the University of Manchester, while playing basketball for the Manchester Giants in England. He was the CEO of the Basketball Players Association, a players union designed to protect the interests of all players in the UK. He also played internationally for teams in Central America, the Pacific Rim and throughout Europe. After his professional basketball career, Dr. Robinson entered into a career in higher education. He has worked as a full-time tenured faculty member, Associate Dean of Students, Dean of Student Affairs and Vice Chancellor of Student Development at the City College of San Francisco. He was awarded an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship and completed the Harvard University Institute for Educational Management (IEM) program, which is designed for future leaders in higher education.