Dale Gaubatz


Executive Director of Admissions

With nearly 20 years of enrollment leadership experience, Dale is our Executive Director of Admissions. He is stoked to be a member of the Mines community and is captivated by the innovation across campus and our student’s experiences. Originally from Kansas, he grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and San Antonio, Texas. He and his family have lived in Colorado for over a decade and love their easy access to hikes, ski resorts and mountain towns. “The mountains were calling.”


  • Dale has three older brothers, who live coast to coast.
  • He is an avid music and movie buff. L.A. Confidential, Interstellar and To Catch a Thief top the list of movies and virtually any live music will do at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
  • While an all-around sports enthusiast, Dale is a HUGE St. Louis Cardinals and Denver Broncos fan.
  • He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Development.


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