July 02, 2012
Dr. Rachel Rosenthal is the new president of Folsom Lake College, with the selection completing a national search that began when Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman announced her retirement in Fall 2011. Dr. Rosenthal begins her service July 2.
Dr. Rosenthal has served as assistant superintendent/vice president of instruction at Sierra College since 2007. She began her career in education at American River College as a member of the math faculty in 1994. In 2000, she was promoted to dean of the mathematics department and in 2004 she was again promoted to dean of planning, research, and development; a job she held until moving to Sierra College.
Dr. Rosenthal holds a Doctorate of Education in educational leadership and a Master's of Science in applied mathematics, both from UC Davis; a Master's of Arts in education from CSU Sacramento; and a Bachelor's of Science in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University. Her community involvement includes service on the Placer County Economic Development Board, the Sierra College Foundation Board, and the Rotary Club of Roseville.