Thomas “Tom” Black is the inaugural University Registrar and an Assistant Vice Provost at Johns Hopkins. He leads the divisional registrars, who continue to serve individual schools, to help simplify and unify university registration activities. Tom is a nationally recognized leader in his field. Prior to his appointment at Hopkins, Tom served ten years as the University Registrar and Associate Vice Provost for Student and Academic Services at Stanford University, overseeing the University Registrar, Student Services Center, Accessible Education, Student Financial Services, and the Bechtel International Student Center. Tom has spent four decades working in related positions at the University of Chicago, Duke, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Tom is a charter member of the Groningen Declaration Network. He is also a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), honorary member of the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO), and Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars (CACRAO).