Kathy G. Reed has been a professional in the field of student records and registration for over 30 years. During this time, she’s taken on several significant roles within the Office of the Registrar, eventually qualifying her to become University Registrar, only the third in the history of the University.
An active member in professional societies, Kathy has been a presenter at the annual meetings of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (PACRAO), CORe (Conference of Registrars) of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, and the West Coast representative on the Banner Student Advisory Board for SunGardHE Community Source Initiative. At LMU, she continues to serve on many University-wide search and working committees.
As University Registrar, she ensures the integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic records of current and former students. The Registrar supervises the processes for the articulation of transfer credits, graduation and certification of Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees, enrollment and degree verification, and the production of official transcripts and diplomas. The Office is also responsible for both Veteran Affairs Educational Entitlements and NCAA Certification of LMU’s student-athletes. Furthermore, she is responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the Registrar and its staff of 17 professionals.
An alumna of Loyola Marymount University, Kathy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Education in Reading. Additionally, she’s earned an Elementary Education Teaching Credential and a Reading Specialist Credential. Prior to LMU, Kathy was an educator at elementary, middle, and adult schools in Southern California.