- Director of Title IX Compliance and Equal Opportunity Officer
- 107 Hundley Hall
The University of Lynchburg is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which no one is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any educational program or activity on the basis of sex or gender identity. Sexual and gender-based harassment, including sexual violence, are forms of sex discrimination that limit a person’s ability to benefit from or participate in University programs or activities. Sex discrimination is prohibited at the University of Lynchburg.
The director of Title IX compliance and equal opportunity officer has authority across all campus-based divisions and programs for coordinating the University’s compliance efforts with respect to Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, and related state and federal laws and regulations. The director coordinates and executes the University’s response to alleged violations of the Interpersonal Misconduct Policy and is available to advise complainants, respondents, and third parties regarding University policy and courses of action available at the University, including formal resolution. The director facilitates ongoing training and awareness programs on Title IX for students and employees.
The University of Lynchburg is founded on dignity, inclusion, and respect. To preserve these principles for all members of this community, the University of Lynchburg is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which no one is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any educational program or activity on the basis of sex or gender identity. The Interpersonal Misconduct Policy specifically prohibits all forms of sexual and gender-based harassment, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, coercion, complicity, exploitation, and retaliation. The policy applies to all members of the University of Lynchburg community, and it will be applied and enforced in conjunction with other applicable University policies and procedures.
Only very brief excerpts from the policy are provided here. If discrepancies exist, the policy published on the University of Lynchburg website at the address referenced below prevails.
The entire University of Lynchburg Policy and Procedures on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence (“IMP”) may be viewed online.
Interested persons may contact the director of Title IX compliance and equal opportunity officer to seek information regarding the University of Lynchburg’s policies and procedures for investigating and resolving reports of potential violations, to report a potential violation, and to obtain information about available support services (including confidential resources) relating to conduct prohibited by the policy.