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Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity supports the university in cultivating and maintaining a campus environment that is equitable, inclusive and accessible.

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About the Office

Students, faculty, staff and guests have a right to be free from discrimination in all university programs or activities.

The Office of Institutional Equity:

  • Establishes and implements meaningful non-discrimination policies; 
  • Coordinates the prompt, thorough and impartial resolution to allegations of discrimination;
  • Identifies and eliminates obstacles to accessibility for students, faculty and staff; 
  • Collaborates with campus partners to promote fair and inclusive hiring practices; and  
  • Manages compliance with state and federal non-discrimination laws;
  • Provides educational programming regarding equity, inclusion and access to the campus community.

Meet the Staff

Catlin Wells
Executive Director of Equity and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
205 Williston Hall
(617) 989-4119

Graduate Education Dean Durga Suresh-Menon
I am proud to be a woman at Wentworth. I have been a mentor, been mentored, and look forward to my third decade...We have come a long way. There is a special prestige to be had as a woman here.
Durga Suresh-Menen
Dean of Graduate Studies