The Title IX Team

The Title IX team is charged with advising the Title IX coordinator on matters relating to the College’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

The Title IX Team, led by the Title IX Coordinator, ensures consistent application of the policy to all individuals and allows the College to respond promptly and equitably to eliminate misconduct, prevent its recurrence and address its effects. The Title IX team coordinates the review, investigation and resolution of the report and ensures all appropriate interim measures are implemented. The Title IX team is an interdepartmental team and consists of The Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s), the Dean of Students, Office of Human Resources representative, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity representative, Office of Legal Affairs representative and others as necessary.

Title IX Team

Title IX Coordinator

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Ms. Sadie M. Simmons

Ms. Sadie M. Simmons

Compliance/Policy Officer & Title IX Coordinator
478-445-2037
Responsibilities
  • Compliance/Policy Management
  • Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Team

Ms. Cynthia E. Johnson

Equity Compliance Investigator
478-445-2037
Responsibilities
  • Investigations
  • Title IX Prevention, Awareness and Compliance

Mr. Tom Miles

Dean of Students
(478) 445-2091
Responsibilites

Provides assistance with Title IX compliance in matters involving undergraduate students in general, police department, student government, student conduct and Greek life, including training, education, communication and investigation of complaints in collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator.

Ms. Carol Ward

Chief Human Resource Officer
(478) 445-5596
Responsibilites

Provides assistance with Title IX compliance in matters involving faculty and staff, including training, education, communication and administration of the grievance procedures for all complaints against staff and visitors, including those complaints filed by students.

Dr. Noland White

Associate Professor of Psychology
(478) 445-5946
Responsibilites

Provides assistance with Title IX compliance in matters involving faculty and faculty administrators, academic advising and graduate and undergraduate affairs, including training, education, communication, and investigation of complaints in collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator.

Ms. Jamie Grodecki

Assistant Athletic Director, Leadership/Senior Woman Administrator/Head Softball Coach/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
(478) 445-6871
Responsibilites

Provides assistance with Title IX compliance in matters involving student athletes, coaches and athletic administrators and staff, including training, education, communication, and investigation of complaints in collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator.

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Ms. Qiana N. Wilson

Ms. Qiana N. Wilson

General Counsel
478-445-2037
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carolyn denard

Dr. Carolyn Denard

Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence & Chief Diversity Officer
478-445-4233
Responsibilites

Provides assistance with Title IX compliance in matters involving sex discrimination as it relates to faculty and faculty administrators, graduate and undergraduate affairs, financial aid and enrollment/admissions, including training, education, communication and investigation of complaints in collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator.