Civil Rights & Title IX Coordinator
Marti McCaleb, Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator, oversees the College’s civil rights prevention, education, and response efforts. Marti joined Middlebury in 2019 after a long career as an practicing civil rights attorney and policymaker in Washington State, specializing in employment discrimination and gender-based violence prevention. When not working, Marti is an experienced Empowerment Self Defense instructor, a dedicated martial artist, and a former professional clown. She holds degrees from the University of Alabama and Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Human Relations Officers
Eric López, Senior Human Relations Officer, leads the civil rights investigatory and adjudicative functions of Middlebury College. He has been deeply committed to principles of fairness, equity and due process since the start of his career, first as a criminal defense attorney and later as a prosecutor in Vermont. During his time as a prosecutor his caseload was primarily comprised of domestic violence matters. He is a native of Puerto Rico and graduate of Marquette University and Vermont Law School. He worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, an academic medical center, where his duties included addressing workplace harassment and discrimination through workplace investigations and education.
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Human Relations Officer
Thaddeus Watulak, Human Relations Officer, assists with the civil rights investigatory and adjudicative functions of Middlebury. Raised in Vermont, Thaddeus attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA. A trained mediator in law school, Thaddeus’s professional career has focused on ensuring that complex processes are carried out with fairness and impartiality. Prior to coming to Middlebury, Thaddeus drafted legislation for Baltimore City and served as the Deputy Ethics Director for Baltimore City, where he oversaw the ethics compliance efforts for the City’s workforce and conducted investigations of violations of the City’s ethics code.
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Civil Rights and Title IX Intern
Leah Salzman, Civil Rights and Title IX Intern, assists with the College’s civil rights prevention, education, and response efforts. Leah is a senior Feb at Middlebury, and she is pursuing a major in Psychology and a minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. While at Middlebury, Leah was a member of the Relationship and Sexual Respect committee during which she participated in projects to promote safety and respect among the student body. Leah has also been on the Middlebury Women’s Soccer team since her freshman year.