University of Wisconsin–Madison

Karen Hanson

Position title: Assistant Director, Project Management Office


Phone: 608-262-9110

Portrait of Karen Hanson

Karen Hanson has served UW–‍Madison since 1994 in the areas of Student Services and Information Technology. Prior to coming to DoIT in 2012, Karen was an Associate Registrar working closely with DoIT partners on identity and access management as well as the university’s Student Information System. Today, she leads the IT Project Management Office in providing project management and business analysis services across the university and is engaged in developing IT project intake and portfolio management practices. Karen has bachelor’s degrees in communications and music from Beloit College and an MS in Enrollment Management from Capella University.