The Threat Assessment and Management (TAM) Team is appointed by the President of Middlebury College and is responsible in part for:
- receiving reports and gathering and analyzing information regarding acts of violence, behavior of concern or statements and/or potential threats posed by individual(s);
- developing, implementing, and monitoring intervention strategies and management plans, which are designed to respond appropriately to statements, behavior and/or circumstances that generate concern that an individual may pose a risk of harm to a member of the College community, including but not limited to, incidents of violence, threatening behavior or statements, unwanted pursuit, stalking, and harassment;
- and coordinating with appropriate authorities, including law enforcement, medical personnel, and other outside agencies, as appropriate.
Individuals may make a report to any member of the Threat Assessment and Management Team:
Associate Dean of the College, Director of Public Safety
Katy Smith Abbott
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of the College
Executive Director Health and Counseling
Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty
ITS Director, ISI
The Director of Public Safety serves as the chair of the Threat Assessment and Management Team and, in consultation with other College officials as appropriate, will assess the reported information and determine whether to convene the TAM Team.