Dr. Kathleen Rose retired is the former Superintendent/President at Gavilan Joint Community College District. She has been serving the California Community College system since 2002, including seven years prior as the Executive Vice President and Chief Instruction Officer at Gavilan. Previously, She previously held the position of Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Fine Arts, Language Arts and Social Sciences.
For two decades, Dr. Rose served as the Associate Dean and Campus Director at Chapman University where she administered undergraduate and graduate programs in Arizona and California. She also taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels at a number of colleges and universities and served on a number of doctoral committees. Dr. Rose has a B.A. in English and Elementary Education from the State University of New York at Geneseo, a Master of Education in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Arizona and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Arizona. Her knowledge, experience and expertise will be of great value to the SPI Team and the clients it serves.