Staff

Drew Clark

Drew Clark
Director
Drew Clark joined the faculty of Auburn University in 1982 and holds the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of English, where he taught courses on English Renaissance literature and on the Bible. He has served as Director of the Office of Institutional Research since 2004. He is responsible for promoting and supporting research-based planning, evaluation, and improvement processes throughout the University. On behalf of the Provost, he coordinates the ongoing academic program review process for departments and schools that do not have external accrediting bodies. And he serves as Auburn University’s accreditation liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. He holds the Ph.D. in English from Yale University. Drew can be contacted by phone: (334) 844-4765, fax: (334) 844-4773, or email: clarkj3@auburn.edu

Iryna Johnson

Iryna Johnson
Associate Director for Analytics
Iryna Johnson joined Auburn University in 2008. Her primary responsibility is to support planning and evaluation through rigorous and appropriate data analysis, survey administration, and research studies. Her training and experience are in the areas of quantitative and qualitative research methodology, institutional research, and assessment. Her scholarly publications emphasize the selection and use of appropriate statistical methods in institutional research. Recent publications have analyzed the phenomenon of student swirl and the impact of class size and non-tenure-track instructors on student grades and retention. She holds the Candidate of Sciences degree in Sociology (equivalent to the PhD) from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Iryna can be contacted by phone: (334) 844-7678, fax: (334) 844-4773, or email: iyj0001@auburn.edu

Matthew Campbell

Matthew Campbell
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Matthew Campbell started in Auburn’s institutional research office in 1997 as a Graduate Research Assistant. After serving the IR office at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, he returned to Auburn in 2005 as an Institutional Research Analyst. Matthew provides leadership and information support in the areas of enrollment management, student and academic affairs, and physical space management. He earned a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Auburn University in 2002, conducting research on the academic performance of junior college transfers. Matthew has served as a Member-at-Large on the ALAIR Executive Board, and as co-chair of the AIR Computing and Technical Support Committee. Matthew can be contacted by phone: (334) 844-4774, fax: (334) 844-4773, or email: campbmw@auburn.edu

Karen Battye

Karen Battye
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Karen Battye joined the institutional research office in 2010. She provides leadership and support for curricular and other processes that affect the University’s student information system and is the office’s principal point of contact with the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. She also coordinates data submission and user support for annual benchmarking of faculty scholarly productivity against disciplinary norms. She holds the Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University and has over fifteen years of experience in the areas of manufacturing, product design, and healthcare. Karen can be contacted by phone: (334) 844-4776, fax: (334) 844-4773, or email: klb0002@auburn.edu

Amanda Decker

Amanda Decker
Administrative Support Associate I
Amanda Decker joined the office in 2012 as Administrative Support Associate. Acting as the first point of contact for the Office of Institutional Research, she handles incoming request for data and supplies basic information about office operations. She is responsible for day-to-day administrative duties and lends a hand to the staff as needed throughout the year. She holds the Bachelor of Arts in English from Auburn University. Amanda can be contacted by phone: (334) 844-4765, fax: (334) 844-4773, or email: dunnamm@auburn.edu

Last Updated: 04/12/2016

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