Karen Kaye headshot

Dean, Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Karen Kaye

Karen Kaye headshotDean, Graduate Studies

Ph.D., M.Ed., Bowling Green State University

Dr. Karen Kaye is founding dean of graduate studies at Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to her current position, Kaye was dean of the BW School of Education, leading the undergraduate and graduate programs for the School of Education.

Prior to coming to BW in July 2002, Kaye was the assistant dean for student administration and academic support at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Kaye's experience spans over 30 years, including positions as instructor, academic advisor and administrator. In addition to her 13 years as an administrator with the Mandel School of Applied and Social Sciences, Kaye spent two years with Bowling Green State University. She began her education career as a middle school teacher in the Avon Lake City School district where she taught English and language arts for 10 years.

Kaye graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Oberlin College. She earned a Master of Education and doctorate in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University. She is a district representative to the Ohio Association of Private Colleges of Teacher Education and serves on the editorial board of the AILACTE Journal of The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education.