State of the State Presenter

Presenter: Kaylan Baxter, M.A.



Kaylan Baxter is a diversity research specialist in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Kent State University. In her role, she supports planning and research related to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty, staff, and students within ten colleges and across eight regional campuses.

Prior to working at Kent State, Kaylan coordinated the Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative at Teach For America and provided special assistance to the Office of the Provost at Wake Forest University. She holds a Master of Arts in education policy & social analysis from Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts in economics from Wake Forest. Kaylan was born and raised in Charlotte.