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Catherine Watt, Ph.D.

Catherine serves as the director of the Alliance for Research on Higher Education, a unique collaborative organization dedicated to topics of interest to South Carolinians and the southeast. Previously, she has served as director of institutional research for Clemson University (2002-2006) and for Washington College (MD) (1997-1999), as well as coordinator for institutional planning at University of Maryland University College (1995-97). While at Clemson, she led the adoption of its space management system and has written and presented nationally on how other institutions can benefit from improved space information. Her research and publications have focused on statewide issues affecting higher education including accountability, facilities management, and policy analysis.