Marjolie Leonard Named Interim Director for Title IX and Risk Management

To the Campus Community:

I am pleased to announce that Marjolie Leonard has assumed the role of Interim Director for Title IX and Risk Management, and has assumed the responsibilities previously held by Raúl Sánchez. The Director for Title IX and Risk Management serves as the designated agent for implementing and coordinating its Title IX compliance efforts for all aspects of Stony Brook University. In this position, Marjolie will also oversee the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action and is responsible for implementing the University’s risk management program.

Marjolie has directed the Office of Affirmative Action (ODAA) since Spring 2013, and is experienced in receiving and investigating campus Title IX complaints. Prior to her joining the ODAA, Marjolie worked in University Community Standards in the Office of Student Affairs in which she served as a Judicial Officer, resolving allegations of non-academic misconduct as a mediator and administrative hearing officer. She worked collaboratively with the University Police Department, Campus Residences, Counseling and Psychological Services, University Counsel, Center for Prevention and Outreach, Academic Affairs, Dean of Student’s Office, Disability Support Services, ODAA, and International Services. She also developed and presented training for students, faculty and staff serving on the University’s Administrative Hearing Board.

A graduate of Albany Law and University of Albany where she earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice and M.S. in Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Marjolie practiced as an attorney and mediator prior to joining Stony Brook University.

Marjolie’s office is located in ODAA, 201 Administration Building. She can be reached by phone at 632-6280.

Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.