Dr. Melody Rose

Commissioner

Dr. Melody Rose serves as the chancellor/chief executive officer for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). She supervises the eight NSHE presidents and ensures the Board of Regents polices are implemented throughout the system. As chancellor, she is the System liaison with the governor, state legislators, and other public officials and community leaders.

During a 25-year career in higher education Dr. Rose has been a leader as an academic faculty member and administrator, who has focused on improving student access and success to higher education in Oregon.

Dr. Rose’s leadership roles have included serving as the Chancellor of the Oregon University System, Portland State University’s Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Instruction and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and chair of Portland State University’s Division of Political Science.

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