Leadership Team

Karen Battye
Karen Battye

As the university’s registrar, Karen Battye works with units across campus to translate student and faculty needs into improved systems and processes. In addition to managing the staff and operations of the Office of the Registrar, Battye maintains the integrity of institutional and academic records, including grades and degree certifications. Battye also manages residency verifications, student transcripts, diplomas, classroom scheduling and the Auburn Bulletin. As a senior analyst in Auburn’s Office of Institutional Research from 2010-2019, Battye streamlined many of the university’s reporting processes, including the preparation of statistical reports required by federal and state agencies and accreditation organizations such as the Alabama Commission on Higher Education and the Integrated Postsecondary Education System. Before her tenure with the Office of Institutional Research, Battye served as an academic advisor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering where she coordinated registration processes for students and ensured compliance with the university’s academic policies. In addition to her higher education experience, Battye also worked in private industry as an engineering manager with Emerson Process and as a process analyst for East Alabama Medical Center.

Battye holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree.

Last updated: August 12, 2020