Challgren brings 23 years of IT experience to Poole College with her first role from 1998 to 2008 Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, as a technical support specialist where she managed the computing HelpDesk. She and her family moved to North Carolina in 2008 to join Duke University beginning as an IT analyst for the Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology Departments. Challgren’s most recent role as the senior IT manager and system administrator made her responsible for end-to-end technical operations, budgeting, IT policy formation, vendor management and research computing support.
As the director of IT, Challgren is responsible for all aspects related to management and oversight of technology needs in the college and to ensure IT support of the college is consistent with the mission, vision, values, strategic goals and business direction of the college. Her role also includes being proactive in determining what faculty, staff and students need and what is and isn’t working for them.
Bachelor's Degree Business Management East Carolina University 2019
Associates Degree Paralegal Champlain College 1996