From the Office of the President
Dr. Kathleen Rose - Superintendent/President
Dr. Kathleen Rose has been serving the California Community College system since 2002 and as the Superintendent/President of Gavilan College since 2016. Previously she served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Instruction Officer at Gavilan College. Prior to coming to Gavilan Dr. Rose was the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Fine Arts, Language Arts and Social Sciences at Hartnell College in Salinas.
Before returning to service with the community colleges, Dr. Rose was the Associate Dean and Campus Director at Chapman University for twenty years, where she administered undergraduate and graduate programs in Arizona and California at military and community locations.
In addition, Dr. Rose has taught as a part time faculty member for the past thirty years at the undergraduate and graduate level in psychology and organizational leadership at a number of colleges and universities. more