As a recipient of federal funds, Northern Virginia Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities, admission and employment. Under certain circumstances, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and similar conduct constitute sexual discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Sex discrimination and sexual harassment also violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which includes employees). Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The Title IX Coordinator is Melanie Barr-Brooks, J.D. and the Deputy Title IX Coordinator is Dr. Marleen McCabe. They may be contacted by phone at 703.323.2262 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.