Maureen Ricafort is the new head of the Academic Registrar’s Office of the University of Kurdistan Hewler. She holds an MBA degree with an emphasis in International Business from Stamford International University in Thailand and a BSc in Accountancy from University of Sto. Tomas in the Philippines. She was a lecturer for eight years teaching courses in Accounting, Economics and Mathematics. Her research interest lies mainly with university administration and student employability.
Site Registrar (Webster University Thailand)
Adhere to and implement academic policies and procedures set by Webster St Louis and Thailand.
Supervise the registration process – opening and cancelling of courses, and registration, add, drop, and course withdrawal of students.
Maintain students’ records and grades in the system, including but not limited to monitoring grade submission, changing of advisers assigned by HODs, requests for change in degree audit from St Louis, request for transfer credits from St Louis, degree conferral, etc.
Academic Advising – new students, study abroad students, undeclared/undecided students, graduating students, non-degree students and faculty advisers.
Responsible for direct coordination with the Registrar’s office and the Coordinator for International Programs in St Louis.
Responsibilities assigned for being a member of the Operations Committee, Scholarship Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Academic Committee and Executive Committee.
Processing students’ requests and finding solutions to academic issues and problems such as connections issues, degree audit issues, study plan issues, etc.
Coordinating with Study Abroad advisers from St Louis and International campuses.
Preparation of Academic Course Schedules and Academic Calendar for students and faculty.
Checking the Summary of Payment and ensuring that grades are submitted before payment.
Preparation and submission of reports: Enrollment, Registration, Quality of Courses, Grade Distribution, Comparative Reports, and any reports that will be used for strategic decision making of the department.
Preparing for and assisting orientation and graduation ceremony.
Lecturer (Webster University Thailand/Stamford International University)
Teaching business courses in th
Academic Registrar’s Office Supervisor
Academic Registrar’s Office
University of Kurdistan, Hewler, Iraq
Webster University Thailand
January 2014-December 2016
School of Business and Technology
Webster University Thailand
May 2011-December 2016
Department of Accounting and Finance
Stamford International University Thailand
June 2008-December 2013
Kadish, P. & Ricafort, M. (2016). Investigating Transformational Leadership in Organizational Commitment: A Case Study of a Private University’s Lecturers in Thailand. 14(5), 2765-2782.
Kadish, P. & Ricafort, M. (2015). Building Academic Staff Portfolio to Increase Employee Retention: A Case Study of a Thai University. The International Academic Forum, International Conference on Education, Dubai. 481-498.
University Administration, Student Employability, Employee Retention, Transformational Leadership and Organizational Commitment