Melanie Dorsey is a management professional with 15+ years experience in interdepartmental coordination, leadership support, and event planning in the nonprofit sector. She joined Manhattan School of Music in the spring of 2004 as Assistant Director of Student Life, arriving with a strong love and respect for the arts, having studied interior design and art history at Appalachian State University, in North Carolina. As director, she executes and oversees administration of large scale community events, student organization support & leadership development, staff recruitment & supervision, interdepartmental collaboration, meeting facilitation, and budget management within MSM’s student affairs department. As Title IX Coordinator, she also Investigates, documents, and tracks allegations of sexual misconduct/Title IX violations. Ms. Dorsey earned a Master’s degree in nonprofit management at The New School.