Trish Schmidt

Dean of Academic Services




  • Creighton University – Masters of Arts, History

  • Michigan State University – Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/East European, Soviet Studies

  • Quality Matters Peer Reviewer Certification

  • Quality Matters Course Reviewer Manager Certification

  • Foundations of Instructional Practices: Online/Hybrid Certification

  • Noel- Levitz Connections and Advanced Connections Certified Trainer

  • Achieving Extraordinary Customer Relations, Certified Trainer

  • Certified DACUM Facilitator


Professional Journey

  • Creighton University

    • Instructor, History

  • First National Bank of Omaha

    • Manager, Customer Service Administration: Training

    • Associate Manager, Research

  • WATC/WSU Tech

    • Dean, ITAS

    • Director, ID&T

    • Manager, Curriculum

    • Coordinator, Organizational Development

    • Lead Instructor, Call Center Program


Fun Stuff

  • Married to Greg (for a really long time). Our son Michael and his wife Karrissa are full time students at K- State University and they have given us the joys of our lives – the Grands…Sadie and Gavin

  • I am an avid gardener.  Flowers are my favorite but I have been known to grow tomatoes now and then.

  • I love to read! 

  • President of Delta Theta Chi Sorority, Kansas Beta Chapter