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UT Appoints Registrar

Published: October 12, 2007
The University of Tampa has appointed Michelle Pelaez, a UT graduate, to the position of University registrar.

As registrar, Pelaez oversees the management of records and all registration activities for 5,600 students. She is responsible for the preparation of class schedules and classrooms, transfer credit evaluations and graduation audits.

Pelaez earned a bachelor’s degree in management in 1996 and an MBA in 2003, both from The University of Tampa. She has been employed at UT since 2000, first as assistant registrar for transfer evaluation and then as associate registrar from 2004 to July 2007. She has served as acting registrar since July 2007. Her accomplishments at UT include serving as a core team member in the successful conversion of the student information system and the development of academic Web services.

A member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Pelaez also is active on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Lutz library. She lives in Lutz and is a third-generation Tampa native.