Patti Mathay is the University Registrar at the University of Pittsburgh, where she oversees all Registrar's Office operations including student records, course and classroom scheduling, registration, grades, graduation, and transcripts/verifications. Prior to her appointment as University Registrar, Patti held a variety of positions within the Registrar’s Office and Computing Services and Systems Development.
Patti earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and completed the Executive MBA program at the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business in 1992. She maintains an active membership in several higher education professional organizations including Middle States Association of Collegiate Registrars and Officers of Admissions (MSACROA) and American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). She has held various positions with MSACROA including Treasurer and President-Elect.
Patti began her appointment as the University of Pittsburgh, University Registrar in January, 2013.
Prior to becoming University Registrar, she held positions as a Systems Analyst, Manager of Information Resources, Assistant University Registrar, Associate University Registrar, and Interim University Registrar. She began working for the University in 1976 with the "Computer Center" where she stayed for 12 years before moving to the Office of the University Registrar.
Patti was an instrumental team member of two separate University student information system projects. When the University implemented ISIS in 1988; Patti was on the implementation team. When the University began implementation of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions in 2004; Patti served as Student Records Functional Lead on the implementation team and then maintained this responsibility until being named University Registrar. She has always maintained a key role in the development of not only the University student information systems over the years, but also in the continued growth and development of the Office of the University Registrar.
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