Karen earned her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury as a Feb in 1995. She met her husband, Jud, in the GIS lab at Middlebury as they were both majoring in geography and environmental studies. Following graduation, they moved to New Hampshire where Karen was a teacher, coach and college counselor at Tilton School. In 2007, they returned to the Middlebury area with their two children. After many years as an active member of the Middlebury alumni admissions program, Karen began work in the admissions office in 2009. Karen assists with admissions publications and communications and helps to plan special events for the office. Her favorite spot on campus is the organic farm, where she gets ideas for her own garden. She also enjoys hiking and is halfway to completing her goal of climbing all 46 of the Adirondack high peaks.