Linda D. Rose

B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, 1991
M.A., English, 1993

Linda D. Rose

Dr. Linda D. Rose was appointed president of Santa Ana College in 2016. Her responsibilities include planning and implementing educational policy and procedures to develop curriculum and student support services; enhancing partnerships with business, governmental, and community organizations, as well as with K-12 and higher education institutions in the area.

Prior to her appointment, Rose served as president of Los Angeles Southwest College where she provided leadership in the management, supervision, and development of instructional programs that support student achievement and progress. Earlier in her career, Rose served as vice president of academic affairs at Santa Ana College. Serving as the college’s chief instructional officer, she supervised and directed the college’s accreditation self-evaluation process and provided leadership in ongoing bond-related construction of instructional facilities.

As an academic leader, Rose is a regular presenter at conferences and meetings including participation as a panel participant for the American Council on Education: Women’s Leadership Network. She also served on the Los Angeles Southwest College Foundation Board of Directors and the Taller San Jose Board of Directors. She was an appointed member of the California Community College Chancellors Office and Workforce and Economic Development Program Action Committee.