Staff

I have been Registrar at Westminster College since 2000.  It is my pleasure to serve the faculty, students, and staff of the College in order to help them succeed!

As Registrar I do the following:
  • Interpret/implement academic policies as approved by faculty
  • Meet with students to review their degree audits and answer questions about their academic progress
  • Answer questions for students, faculty, staff, and parents about procedures and policies
  • Identify students who are eligible for academic probation or suspension each semester
  • Provide information and enforce FERPA (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act) regulations with regard to academic information
  • Prepare the schedule of classes each semester with information provided by academic departments
  • Set up online registration each semester
  • Assign classrooms for regularly scheduled classroom use
  • Oversee Ad Astra, the reservation system for classroom use other than for regular class meeting times
  • Maintain, update and interpret the Degree Audit (Advising) system
  • Serve as ex-officio member of Curriculum Operations and Academic Standards Committee
  • Report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
  • Oversee the staff of the Registrar's Office

Elizabeth J. Pierce

Registrar
    
 (724) 946-7135
  • Processes all transcript requests
  • Processes all major and minor changes
  • Processes add/drop and other registration forms
  • Tracks late registration, return from leave of absence, and readmits
  • Processes Withdrawal from College
  • Processes National Student Clearninghouse degree verifications
  • Sends campus-wide emails with updates and reminders of deadlines
  • Assists students, alumni, faculty, and visitors at counter.

Patricia L. Hammer

Academic Records Processor
    
 (724) 946-6336

I have been with Westminster College since June of 1984 working in various offices. 

  • Class Rosters, On-Line grading information, Class Discrepancy Notifications to students
  • Processes beginning and end of term reports and statistical data
  • Prepares faculty grading profiles for departmental reviews for promotion
  • Prepares lists, reports, and labels as needed (written request required)
  • Processes graduation applications and diploma orders
  • Evaluates and processes transient credit approval forms
  • Evaluates transcripts of transfer work
  • Assists students, faculty and visitors at the counter
  • Meets with potential transfer students
  • Serves as member of START (STudents At Risk Team)
  • Maintains Registrar's Office web page

Colleen M. Hannon

Associate Registrar
    
 (724) 946-7137
  • Assist students, faculty, staff and visitors at the counter.
  • Process Enrollment Verification requests.
  • Answer phone and provide information as needed.
  • Enter credits for transfer work and notify students when posted.
  • Process room reservation requests through Ad Astra.
  • Monitor general Registrar's Office email account.

Kristen M. Kuzma

Student Records Processor
    
 (724) 946-7138