Author Profile

Adrienne Forgette | Vice President for Learning, San Juan College

Current Position and Past Experience
Adrienne Forgette has served as Vice President for Learning since 2017. In this position, Dr. Forgette is responsible, along with the Deans for the college’s six schools for ensuring the quality of a San Juan College education. The duties include planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional programs, both credit and non-credit.

Dr. Forgette’s other responsibilities involve leadership, implementation, and oversight. She will serves on both the President’s Cabinet and the Learning Leadership Team. She provides leadership for the college’s Pathways initiative and is passionate about providing opportunities for students to succeed in college and careers.

Prior to accepting the position at San Juan College, Dr. Forgette spent eight years as the Dean of Faculty at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. She also served as an Associate Dean and a Professor of Psychology. She was responsible for and managed assessment, accreditation, strategic planning, and faculty development at Northwestern College.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Forgette received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She earned her Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University. She earned her Associate of Arts degree from Mt. San Antonio College.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
When not at work, she enjoys reading, cooking, and long walks.