Kyla Cox Deckard
Director of Communications
Kyla Cox Deckard leads communications for the center, working with the campus, communities, and media to share the story of rural Indiana. A lifelong Hoosier and native of Monroe County, Kyla is the former director of Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County and previously worked for the IU Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. She dedicates time beyond her roles at IU to community volunteer and governmental service.
Kyla holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and studio art and a Master of Public Relations from Indiana University.