On March 29, 2006, after experiencing shortness of breath in Syria, Rose was flown to Paris and underwent surgery for mitral valve repair in the Georges-Pompidou European Hospital.
On December 4, 2017, SUNY Oswego officials began a process to revoke Rose's honorary degree.
The process involves an appeal to SUNY for the degree to be revoked, with the SUNY Board of Trustees making a final decision on the appeal.
In 1990, Rose left CBS to serve as anchor of Personalities, a Fox TV-produced syndicated program, but six weeks into production and unhappy with the show's soundbite-driven populist tabloid-journalism approach to stories, Rose left.
On September 30, 1991, Charlie Rose premiered on PBS station Thirteen/WNET and has been nationally syndicated on PBS since January 1993.
Rose received an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York at Oswego on October 16, 2014, during the college's annual Lewis B.