Chuck Thompson is chief information officer for The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS). He is responsible for providing IT services in support of all of The Claremont Colleges. Prior to TCCS, Thompson was assistant dean and chief information officer for the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While in that role, he oversaw the consolidation of all IT staff in the college into a single shared services organization. He was also involved with campus-wide activities, such as computer cluster consolidation, data center consolidation, and the deployment of a campus-wide unified communications system, and served as a facilitator for a leadership program for campus IT staff. Thompson has BS and MS degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois.