ACU Interior Design prof recognized by peers

Posted October 14, 2011

Kitty Wasemiller, Professor and Interior Design Program Director has been named The American Society of Interior Designers [ASID] Chapter Educator Medalist.

It is the highest award bestowed by ASID on Society members at the chapter level in recognition of outstanding service and contributions to their chapter and to the body of knowledge of interior design across a minimum of 10 years. Medalist awards must be approved at the national level and are granted to members who fulfill criteria established by the National ASID Examiners Committee. Awards are granted on the basis of fulfilling all of the three following criteria:

  • Outstanding and significant service to interior design education and/or an ASID chapter
  • Significant local, regional or national leadership and contributions to interior design education that serve to further design excellence
  • Outstanding, significant and continued contributions that have enriched the human experience

After being nominated by the Texas Chapter ASID Board of Directors, Professor Wasemiller submitted an extensive portfolio for review by the National Examiners Committee, where she was confirmed and approved for the award. The Texas Chapter of ASID recently honored Wasemiller during the Legacy of Design Awards in Dallas, TX.

Wasemiller has served the Texas Chapter of ASID as Board Member for three terms, as Financial Director twice, and is the current President-Elect of the Texas Chapter of ASID. The Texas Chapter represents a membership of nearly 4000-members strong, one of the largest chapters in the national professional organization.

Abilene Christian University's Interior Design Program is nationally accredited by CIDA, and is housed in the Department of Art and Design, in Abilene, TX. She has served as a faculty member at ACU for over 27 years while leading the interior design program.

Ms. Wasemiller performs interior design consulting for Commercial and Residential clients where she has completed residential, retail, corporate, senior living, and institutional projects. She formerly served as Interior Designer with the Tittle Luther Partnership in Abilene.

Wasemiller earned BFA  and MFA degrees and completed post graduate work in healthcare interior design. She holds an NCIDQ certificate and is a registered interior designer in Texas.


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