Chuck Thompson

Associate Chief Information Officer, FAS and SEAS
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

Since July 2022, Chuck Thompson has served as the Associate CIO, FAS and SEAS (Faculty of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering and Applied Science). Chuck provides strategic guidance and operational support for FAS and SEAS and also supports the Jackson School of Global Affairs, MacMillan Center, Yale College, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In this role, he works to ensure that all research, education, and administrative IT needs of these units are met and represents their needs in central IT planning and technology prioritization.

Prior to joining Yale, he was the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for The Claremont College Services (TCCS). In that role, Chuck was responsible for providing information technology services in support of the seven member institutions of The Claremont Colleges as well as for supporting the information technology needs of TCCS.

Chuck previously served as the Assistant Dean and Chief Information Officer for the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In that role, Chuck oversaw the consolidation of all information technology staff in the college into a single shared services organization and was also very involved with campus-wide IT initiatives.

Chuck holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.