Amynah Mithani named assistant vice provost and university registrar

She will lead the Office of the University Registrar and join the Student Services Excellence Initiative team working to improve each student's encounter with university enrollment services

Accomplished academic administrator Amynah Mithani will join Johns Hopkins as assistant vice provost and university registrar. She will assume the role April 1.

A leader with extensive experience developing academic strategy and implementing technology solutions to university challenges, Mithani will oversee the Office of the University Registrar. She will also work closely with the divisional registration staff and dean's offices to coordinate policies and procedures that involve the entire life cycle of students—from admission to the awarding of diplomas.

She will also be a key contributor to the Student Services Excellence Initiative, a multiyear effort that seeks to improve student services. The initiative aims to enhance cross-divisional collaboration, ensure that processes are simplified and cohesive, and streamline student technology platforms across divisions. Mithani will help oversee the implementation of new universitywide registration processes within the new Office of Student Enrollment and Accounts Management.

She succeeds Tom Black, who was appointed the first universitywide registrar at Johns Hopkins in 2017.

Amynah Mithani

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"I am truly humbled for this opportunity and look forward to working with an exceptional leadership team at Johns Hopkins to provide the best to our students, faculty, and staff," Mithani says. "This pandemic has been challenging for us all and it has pushed us to think of creative solutions. I'm optimistic that together, we're going to come out stronger than ever before. The SSEI team has made great strides towards the betterment of our community and I'm looking forward to being a part of the incredible ongoing transformation at Johns Hopkins."

Mithani has served as a manager at Deloitte Consulting since 2019. She has advised higher education institutions and federal clients on process improvement strategies, configuration of degree completion tracking software, tuition assistance business processes, and student information systems implementation.

Prior to her work with Deloitte, she served as deputy university registrar at Georgetown University for two years, where she successfully developed and led a universitywide "Live Registration" initiative with 100% student, faculty, and administrator satisfaction. She also led trainings for university faculty and administrators and managed quality assurance for the launch of an upgrade to the university's enterprise student information system. Before joining Georgetown, she previously served as a business process analyst at Chamberlain College of Nursing and registrar at DeVry University.

In addition to her experience as a university administrator, Mithani also has experience in the classroom. She led a course at DeVry University on information systems and technology and business management.

"We are thrilled to have recruited Amynah to Johns Hopkins. Her experience with developing creative, state-of-the-art solutions to improve student support is exactly aligned with the goals of SSEI. Her record of successful leadership, consensus-building, and an ability to build sustaining and effective relationships with faculty, staff, and school/university leadership will ensure her work will be impactful and long-lasting," says Stephen Gange, executive vice provost for academic affairs.

Mithani received her Bachelor of Science in business administration and her Master of Business Administration in information systems management, both from DeVry University.

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