Granite State College Appoints New Director for the Master of Science in Project Management Degree Program

Karen White, Program Director for M.S. in Project Management

Concord, NH – Granite State College is pleased to welcome Karen RJ White, PMP, PMI Fellow, who will serve as the new Program Director for the Master of Science in Project Management.

With more than twenty years’ experience that spans the information technology, health care, and insurance industries, as well as U.S. government agencies and many more, White offers specific expertise in leading complex, mission-essential projects. In her new position, White will continue to strengthen the connection between the Project Management curriculum and workforce needs, while serving as a faculty member and trusted advisor to graduate students.

“In today’s complex business environment, project management is essential. From implementing enterprise technology solutions and developing marketing campaigns, to managing a merger and participating in strategic planning, a trusted and dependable project manager can lead within the organization, helping teams navigate risks and achieve the desired results.”Karen White

Prior to Granite State College, White was an adjunct faculty member at New England College and Marlboro College Graduate & Professional Studies, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In her professional career, White has held senior management positions at a variety of organizations including PM Solutions and TASC, Inc. Additionally, working with her husband, she built and nurtured a portfolio of c-level clients as the senior principal of the consultancy, Applied Agility, LLC.

White holds a Master’s in Information Systems Management from Northeastern University’s College of Engineering and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration with a project management focus from the University of Management and Technology. White is also the author of two books focused on agility in project management.

Outside of her academic and career pursuits, White is devoted to a number of charitable and professional organizations. She is an active member of the Project Management Institute and is a past recipient of their prestigious Fellows Award. White is a Board Member for the Center for Health and Learning in Brattleboro, Vermont, and she serves as a Director and Lead Advocate for the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation.

Karen White resides in Weare, New Hampshire, with her husband.