Kathryn S. Schmoll

BSPA’75, Public Affairs

photo of Kathryn S. Schmoll
IU Bloomington


Kathryn Schmoll is chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, a not-for-profit corporation that operates the National Center for Atmospheric Research. She is responsible for all financial, contractual, human resources, and administrative functions, as well as facilities management and services.

Schmoll’s past positions include comptroller for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,  where she managed a $7 billion budget, and as assistant associate administrator in NASA’s Office of Space Science and Applications, as well as a number of other positions at NASA. To honor her accomplishments, Schmoll received SPEA’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006.

Schmoll received a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.