Carole Christensen is the Operations Manager for the School of Music. When a problem arises in the School of Music, it is Carole's job to find a solution. Her hard work and dedication to service earned her the Staff Member of the Year award in 2002. She was recognized for always making people her number-one concern. Carole says, "Our goal for the School of Music office is to be a very warm and service-oriented office where everyone is welcome to come and ask for help."
Carole has been working for the University of Puget Sound for 26 years, 16 of those years in the School of Music. Previously she worked in the legal world. "It is a pleasure to work in the School of Music," she says. "My love for the students is more than I ever thought possible. They are our friends, not just students that come to school." Outside her work, Carole enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.