Conservatory Investigators of Complaints of Sexual Harassment and Unlawful Employment Discrimination

The Conservatory has designated Marianne Wisheart, Director of Human Resources, as the Conservatory’s Title IX Coordinator. Additionally, the following investigators are designated as those persons who are charged with coordinating the Conservatory’s implementation of this policy, and investigating complaints of sexual harassment and unlawful discrimination for the Conservatory.  They may be contacted to initiate an investigation under the policy or to answer questions regarding this policy. The Conservatory also reserves the right to retain an outside investigator to investigate complaints regarding violations of this policy.

Marianne Wisheart, 617-585-1229
Room 203, St. Botolph Building
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator

Tom Novak, 617-585-1308
Room 121, Jordan Hall
Provost and Dean of the College

Tom Handel, 617-585-2309
Student Services, Room 244, St. Botolph Building
Dean of Students, Title IX Coordinator

Suzanne Hegland, 617-585-1313
Student Services, Room 244, St. Botolph Building
Assistant Dean of Students

State and Federal Agencies

In addition to the above, employees who believe that they may have been subjected to sexual harassment or unlawful discrimination, may file a formal complaint with either or both of the government agencies set forth below. Using the Conservatory’s complaint process does not prohibit an employee from filing a complaint with these agencies.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
Tel: 800-669-4000

Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
Enforcement Office
Office for Civil Rights/Boston
US Department of Education, 8th Floor
5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
Tel: 617-289-0111

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
1 Ashburton Place, 6th Floor, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617-994-6000

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance
One Ashburton Place, Suite 1101
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617-727-5200

Third District Court Victim Assistance
4040 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA 02155
Tel: 781-306-2710