Dr. Noreen Gaubatz

Office: 102 Tillman Hall

Email: gaubatzn@winthrop.edu


Noreen coordinates and integrates institutional functions related to outcomes assessment, regional/specialized accreditation, program/unit review, institutional research, and strategic planning. As SACSCOC liaison, she assists the institution in remaining compliant with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) expectations. Prior to joining Winthrop University in 2016, Noreen served as the Vice President of Institutional Planning and Effectiveness and SACSCOC liaison at Birmingham Southern College, Alabama, and as Assistant Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment at Syracuse University, New York. Her teaching experience spans graduate, undergraduate, degree completion, distance education, and high school across the content areas of higher education administration (administrative principles and practices, the academic program, research methods) and the biological sciences (anatomy, physiology, environment science). Noreen holds a B.S. and M.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and is a member of the Association of Institutional Researchers (AIR), Southern Association of Institutional Researchers (SAIR), South Carolina Association for Institutional Research (SCAIR), Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE), and Association for Higher Education Effectiveness (AHEE). Her hobbies include reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.