Middlebury

Dean of the College

 

Human Relations Officer

The Human Relations Officer (HRO) is the administrator responsible for overseeing investigations and adjudicating complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and related retaliation brought under Middlebury's Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Policy. See also Middlebury's Nondiscrimination Statement.

The HRO is also the administrator responsible for overseeing investigations and adjudicating certain complaints of sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related retaliation in accordance with Middlebury's Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking. The HRO serves as the Title IX Coordinator's designee for the purposes of overseeing investigations and adjudicating complaints of sex discrimination (including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct) in accordance with Middlebury's policies.

Complaints under the above-referenced policies should be directed to the HRO for the program at issue (see contact information below).

Sue Ritter HRO

Susan Parsons Ritter (All Programs)
Human Relations Officer
Middlebury College
DKE 101
Middlebury,VT 05753
802-443-2246
sritter@middlebury.edu

Monterey Institute of International Studies
Ashley Fera Arrocha
Assistant Dean of Student Services and Human Relations Officer
Office of Student Services
440 Van Buren Street
Monterey, CA 93940
831.647.4654
aarrocha@miis.edu

Michael Ulibarri
Human Resources Manager and Human Relations Officer
Human Resources Department
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940
831.647.6404
mulibarr@miis.edu

If the Human Relations Officer is unavailable, or if the Human Relations Officer has a conflict of interest, complaints should be directed to the Alternate Human Relations Officer:

Laura Carotenuto

Laura Carotenuto
Manager of Employee Relations and Alternate Human Relations Officer
Human Resources
Service Building
Middlebury, VT 05753
802-443-2012
lcaroten@middlebury.edu

Elizabeth Karnes Keefe
Assistant Dean of the Language Schools and Alternate Human Relations Officer
Middlebury College
Sunderland Language Center 210
Middlebury, VT 05753
802.443.5685
karnes@middlebury.edu

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AT 802.443.5911 (Vermont Campus) or DIAL 911. Please see Appendix A to the Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Policy or Appendix B to the Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking for campus safety and local law enforcement contact information at other Middlebury sites. 

Middlebury's Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking and Related Retaliation

Middlebury is committed to providing a campus and workplace environment that is safe and secure for all students, staff, faculty and others who participate in Middlebury’s programs. Sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related retaliation are strictly prohibited under Middlebury's Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking. This policy applies to all Middlebury students, faculty, and staff, as well as others who participate in Middlebury's programs and activities.

Complaints against undergraduate students should be brought to the attention of the Judicial Affairs Officer (Karen Guttentag, Associate Dean for Judicial Affairs and Student Life: 802.443.2024; kguttent@middlebury.edu). The Judicial Affairs Officer (JAO) is the administrator responsible for overseeing the investigation and adjudication of sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and related retaliation complaints against undergraduate students when they are not enrolled in other Middlebury programs at the time of the alleged misconduct. The JAO is also the Title IX Coordinator’s designee responsible for overseeing the investigation and adjudication of sexual misconduct complaints against undergraduate students in accordance with this policy.

All other complaints should be directed to Susan Ritter, Human Relations Officer (802.443.3289; sritter@middlebury.edu).

For additional information and resources please refer to Appendix B (contact information) and Appendix C (resources) to the Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking.  See also: Sexual Assault Resources and Information

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