Clemson Division of Research

Tyndall named director of research compliance

Robin Tyndall
Robin Tyndall

Experienced university compliance officer Robin Tyndall has joined Clemson University as director of the Office of Research Compliance.

Before joining Clemson, Tyndall worked as director of Research Protections at Appalachian State University, where she served as administrator of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), as well as the conflict of interest manager and the responsible conduct of research training coordinator.

In addition to her experience in academic research compliance, Tyndall has directed lean operations and quality control programs in the private sector for notable corporations, including IBM and the Lenovo Group.

Tyndall succeeds Tracy Arwood, who has transitioned to her new role as chief ethics and compliance officer.

Modified Operations

The Office of Research Compliance remains active and assisting faculty members as Clemson operations are modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Any adjustments to existing research projects should be communicated to Research Compliance. Additionally, faculty members planning to apply for federal or private funding to conduct research related to COVID-19 should notify Research Compliance.