Strategic Development Staff
Manager for Collaborative Programs
Rose Koch has served in various capacities at Arcadia since 1989. She began as a student answering phones at the front desk and typing student ID cards on a temperamental IBM Selectric, then graduated from Arcadia in 1991 with a BA magna cum laude in English and Spanish. She spent her junior year studying literature and creative writing at Lancaster University in northern England. Rose returned to Arcadia in 1992 as Assistant to the Deputy Director, and subsequently was responsible for print materials production, advertising and website design until 2000. During the break in her tenure, Rose worked in the field of web design for various nonprofit organizations and taught primary school. As Assistant Director of Marketing, Rose was responsible for web content management and editorial duties while assisting the marketing director with the day-to-day functions from 2007-2011. In her current role, Rose assists the Director of Strategic Development, providing administrative and technical support for collaborative programming. Rose received her MFA in Poetry from Arcadia in May 2013.