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Former TDS Chair Charles Christenson Deceased

Former Chair of the Board of Trustees Charles “Chuck” Christenson died of natural causes on November 19th at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Charles was born September 25th, 1930 in Chicago. He received his undergraduate degeree from Cornell University and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1954. After a two-year stint in the U.S. Army, he returned to Harvard, completed a doctorate in business administration and joined the faculty in 1961. Chuck was a long-standing member and officer of Telluride Association and served on the Board of Trustees at Deep Springs from 1986 to 1994, ultimately as Chair. He was a staunch supporter and avid fundraiser for the college, guiding the institution through trying fiscal times. Chuck also served as a director with several corporations and enjoyed a long & distinguished career as an economist and professor at Harvard. You can find a full obituary here.