Karen D’Arcy joined the HR team in 2011 and has over 20 years’ experience in human resources that includes implementing HRIS applications, continuous quality improvements, talent management, employee relations and training and development. In her current role as Director of Strategic Planning and Initiatives, Karen supports the university community with the application of project management principles, tools and methodology in a way that best contributes to accomplishing the university's mission and strategic goals. Prior to joining the Tulane team, Karen was the Director of Human Resources at Tulane Medical Center.
Karen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Dublin. She is a Certified Project Manager (MPM) and a member of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is also a proud recipient of the 2014 Tulane University President’s Staff Excellence Award.
When not working, you will find Karen on a sideline fulfilling her soccer mom duties.