Winter 2018 Newsletter
Lafayette Baker Joins EO Office
The Equal Opportunity Office is happy to welcome Lafayette Baker to our team. Lafayette joined the EO Office in October as a Civil Rights Investigator. In this role, he works with students, faculty and staff to address concerns and investigate complaints related to a variety of civil rights issues. Before coming to the EO Office, he worked as Assistant Director of Western’s Ethnic Student Center. During his career, Lafayette has also worked in Student Outreach Services and University Residences at Western.
Lafayette is originally from Los Angeles, California, and completed his Bachelor’s degree at California State University San Bernardino. He earned a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs at Trinity Western University, and a Juris Doctor at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. In college, Lafayette played varsity college basketball; today, he enjoys watching college and professional sports, especially the Seahawks.