The Chief Equity Officer serves as Title IX Coordinator and oversees both the Equity and Title IX policies and implementation of the complaint processes. In addition to coordinating these processes generally, the Title IX Coordinator is charged with the responsibility of coordinating Berklee’s efforts to comply with its obligations under Title IX, including addressing complaints of sexual misconduct, coordinating investigations, overseeing sanctioning, and providing appropriate interim measures for the Berklee community.

Inquiries about these policies and procedures should be made to:

Kelly A. Downes
Chief Equity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA


View the list of members of Berklee's equity leadership team.

Inquiries about discrimination or harassment covered by these policies may also be directed to:

U.S. Department of Education: Office for Civil Rights
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02109-3921


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

JFK Building, Room 475 15 New Sudbury Street, Boston, MA, 02203 617-565-3200


Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108 617-727-3990