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Charles R. Bartel

Charles R. Bartel Chuck Bartel is the Director of Global IT Services (GITS) at Carnegie Mellon. Chuck oversees the groups that provide communication services (voice & CATV) and the division’s Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity efforts. In addition, Chuck serves as Computing Services’ point person for the university’s new global initiatives.

During his 29+ years in Computing Services, Chuck’s responsibilities have included oversight of network services, desktop support, help center, information security, data center operations, computer repair, computer (retail) store, documentation & web services, campus outreach and classroom technology during his stints as Director of Operations, Director of Network Services and Director of Global IT Services.

Chuck was the Project Director for the Wireless Andrew project, a first of its kind campus-wide WiFi deployment and Project Director for C.R.U.N.C.H. (the campus-wide upgrade of the university’s core and edge wired networks). Chuck also led the teams that deployed leading edge off-campus networks and the campus-wide deployment of a new telecommunications system. During his time as Director of Network Services, Carnegie Mellon University was voted #1 for two years running (2000 & 2001) in Yahoo Internet Life’s Most Wired Campus surveys.

Chuck has presented on the subjects of Wireless LANs, DR/BC, Global Programs and Emerging Technologies at EDUCAUSE, ACUTA, CSG, Carnegie Mellon, MIT and Harvard. He served as the Chair of the board of PREPnet (Pennsylvania’s first ISP) and represented Carnegie Mellon in the founding of Internet2. Chuck served on the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies committee as chair (2004). He was a member of the EDUCAUSE 2006 Program committee and a voting member of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group. Chuck is a Frye Fellow-Class of 2005 (now EDUCAUSE’s Leading Change Institute) and graduate of the MOR Associates IT Leaders Program (ITLP)-Class of 2009.

Chuck holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from Thomas A. Edison State College and a Master’s degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.