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Leavey School of Business Welcomes Joshua Rosenthal as new Assistant Dean for Graduate Business Programs

The Leavey School of Business will advance its Graduate Business Programs under the leadership of new Assistant Dean, Joshua Rosenthal, Ed.D.

The Leavey School of Business will advance its Graduate Business Programs under the leadership of new Assistant Dean, Joshua Rosenthal, Ed.D.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (August 26, 2022) 

A highly experienced graduate business school recruiter, admissions expert, and student services professional will become the new Assistant Dean of Graduate Business Programs at the Leavey School of Business (LSB) at Santa Clara University.

Most recently, Joshua Rosenthal, Ed.D. was the Interim Director of Admissions at Saint Mary's College of California, Graduate School of Business. In the past, Joshua has also worked at National University as their Online Center Director and Argosy University as their Associate Director. 

“We are very excited to welcome Joshua to the Bronco family,” Nydia MacGregor, Associate Dean of Graduate Business Programs said. “I am confident that our graduate students and the entire LSB community will benefit from his energy, expertise in admissions and recruiting, and commitment to transforming students’ lives via graduate business education.”

While at Saint Mary's College of California, Graduate School of Business, he oversaw the recruiting and admissions for the MBA programs, MS programs and the EDBA program. Within his 8 years of being the Associate Director of Admissions, Joshua assisted and lead multiple strategies, including:

  • Incorporating a new MSA Boot-camp into the MSA program to assist students with the opportunity to utilize federal financial aid
  • Assisting in launching the MS Business Analytics program and the Executive D.B.A. program
  • Designing and implementing new admission processes to assist with workflow
  • Redesigning the scholarship allocation

Joshua also engaged community members through outreach to establish new partnerships. He worked with advisory board members with curriculum suggestions and updates. He also assisted Program Directors with curriculum and programming ideas to help launch new degree programs. Joshua has served on several service committees and boards: Staff Council, College Enrollment, Workforce Planning, D.E.I. and various task forces to assist with community and admission strategy. Currently, he serves on the President's Advisory Committee for Whittier College. 

Joshua has facilitated workshops on leadership, communication, and conflict resolution. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Organizational Behavior Dept at Saint Mary's College of California. Joshua holds an Ed.D from Argosy University, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and received his Bachelor's degree from Whittier College.

About Santa Clara University

Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University sits in the heart of Silicon Valley—the world’s most innovative and entrepreneurial region. The University’s stunningly landscaped 106-acre campus is home to the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asís. SCU has among the best four-year graduation rates in the nation and is rated by PayScale in the top 1 percent of universities with the highest-paid graduates. SCU has produced elite levels of Fulbright Scholars as well as four Rhodes Scholars. With undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, and graduate programs in six disciplines, the curriculum blends high-tech innovation with social consciousness grounded in the tradition of Jesuit, Catholic education. For more information see

About Leavey School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, the Leavey School of Business combines academic excellence in the 450-year Jesuit tradition, with an energetic, innovative spirit that typifies the region. Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business offers one of the nation's best graduate business programs ranked No. 13 Executive MBA by U.S. News & World Report, No. 19 ranked Evening MBA by U.S. News & World Report, and No. 3 ranked Online MBA by Poets&Quants. Our Undergraduate Business programs rank in the Top 10% in the nation, ranked No. 49 by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit


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