Longitudinal Database Specialist
Cathy's responsibilities include compiling and verifying official Graduation Rate data for the IPEDS system on behalf of all eight University of South Carolina campuses, and using that data to respond to other external retention-tracking surveys such as those administered by CSRDE. She maintains the Retention and Graduation reports for the OIRAA website, and is the system Completions reporter to CHEMIS. Cathy also submits data to the Delaware Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity, and assists with ad hoc reporting.
Cathy’s prior experience includes stints as the Institutional Effectiveness analyst at Midlands Technical College, as a data analyst for the SC Continuum of Care, as a data coordinator for the state K-12 Report Card produced by the Department of Education, and as the reporting analyst for USC’s office of Undergraduate Admissions. She earned a BS from Clemson University and an MBA from USC.