Staff profile – Deb Schroeder

Title: Assistant Vice Chancellor

Years at UNK ITS: 37

Family: Husband-Fred

Hobbies/interests: Reading, crocheting, cooking, cats

Areas of ITS responsibility: CIO (Chief Information Officer)

Tell us about the journey that led you to IT: BSED in mathematics, KSC; MBA, KSC. Programmer/Analyst, KSC. Assistant Director of Computer Services, UNK. Interim Director of Computer Services, UNK. Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT since July, 2000.

If you could abolish one piece of modern technology, what would it be and why? The unnecessary and sometimes unsolvable error messages produced by my Buick, like “service brake assist.”

Do you prefer Windows or Mac? Why? Windows. I’ve always used Windows.

Do you prefer white, dark or milk chocolate? Dark

What was your favorite TV show growing up: The Lucy Show

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekends? Read, crochet

What was (or is) your favorite video game? Don’t have one.

What is one professional or personal skill you wish you had that you don’t? public speaking

What do you like on your pizza? Beef and onion