John Rose is responsible for developing and implementing a college-wide program to recruit individuals from underrepresented groups as faculty, senior administrators and staff. He also works closely with student groups to address diversity issues on campus, and is responsible for investigating employee complaints involving alleged discrimination based on protected status.
Mr. Rose has had a successful career in the private sector managing a wide variety of human resources and employee relations matters. Previously he was Vice President for Human Resources at ABC, and prior to that he held the same position at ESPN. From 1994 to 1999, he was the National Basketball Association's Senior Vice President for Player Relations and Administration.
He is a graduate of Hunter College and Harvard Law School.