Title IX Information and Nondiscrimination Statement

/Title IX Information and Nondiscrimination Statement
Title IX Information and Nondiscrimination Statement2018-08-30T14:20:11+00:00

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

For Title IX concerns, contact:

Title IX Coordinator

Nicole Lenez
Bassett Room 105
(540) 365-4461

Title IX Deputy Coordinator

Chris Chandler
Pine House – Human Resources

Nondiscrimination Statement

Ferrum College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran status, gender, sex, disability, or any other protected status in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. Ferrum College affirms the dignity and worth of every individual, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and will not tolerate harassment or discrimination toward any individual.

If you wish to file a complaint of discrimination with the appropriate outside agency, you may do so as follows:

  • Refer to the website for the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education.
    Contact the Region III Office for Civil Rights:
    Elizabeth Williamson, Northeast HUB Leader
    The Wanamaker Building
    100 Penn Square East-Suite 505
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Telephone: 215-656-6010
    Fax: 215-656-6020
  • Complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at ascr.usda.gov, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form as follows:
    By letter to
    Director, Office of Adjudication
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
    Washington D.C. 20250-9410
    By fax to (202) 690-7442
    By email to program.intake@usda.gov