Emily Williams Knight

Managing Director,
North America

Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D. is Managing Director of North America and joined in 2016. She is responsible for the financial and operational management of North America.

Emily was Vice President of Global Enrollment for Laureate Hospitality Education, responsible for the recruitment efforts for several, multi-campus, colleges and universities; and leading a team based in 56 different countries. She also served four years as President of Kendall College, CEO of New England University LLC, and 11 years in senior business development, sales and marketing roles for Pearson.

Emily holds an B.S. in Hospitality Administration from Boston University, a Master of Science in Management from Troy University, a Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from Walden University and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Newbury College.

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Emily Williams Knight