Doctoral Student

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Kelly Slaton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Public Administration from Georgia State University. Slaton served as the Coordinator of Assessment & Diversity Initiatives in the Office of Institutional Diversity at UGA from 2012-2016, where she was responsible for the assessment and evaluation of office programs, identifying and pursuing development opportunities to support campus diversity efforts, and leading other diversity initiatives as assigned. Slaton is currently a Research Analyst in UGA’s Office of Institutional Research, where she assists with data collection, analysis, visualization and reporting. Her research interests at IHE include issues of access, first-generation college students, women in higher education, issues of work-life balance, institutional research and higher education data management.

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:41am

IHE doctoral student Kelly Slaton was selected as a fellow for the 2016 NCES/NSF Summer Data Institute.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 2:03pm

Research by IHE professor Rob Toutkoushian and two IHE students on what is meant by the term “first-generation student” was reported in a recent Inside Higher Ed article, following a presentation on their findings at the 2015 ASHE conference.