The Registrar is the University’s Chief Academic Officer and also holds the offices of Deputy President and Vice-President for Academic Affairs. He oversees the academic life of a student from undergraduate through to graduate studies.
The Registrar is responsible for the university’s academic affairs and education strategy and academic planning. He has responsibility, inter alia, for the regulation and development of courses and programmes, examinations and assessments, teaching and learning standards and academic policy. The Registrar is also responsible for academic quality assurance and has oversight of a number of academic administrative units. He works in collaboration with College Principals and Heads of School and works closely with the President, acting as his representative when required. He is a member of the President’s management groups and the UCD Governing Authority.
Previously UCD Dean of Science, Professor Mark Rogers was appointed Registrar and Deputy President in 2012. He is supported by the Dean of Graduate Studies who also acts as Deputy Registrar; the Dean of Undergraduate Studies and the Dean of Students.