Role of the Title IX Coordinator and Title IX Deputy Coordinators

  • To accept and respond to reports of harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct (including third party reports).
  • To determine appropriate interim measures for a complainant upon learning of a report or complaint of sexual violence. 
  • To take interim measures to protect the safety and well-being of all students, faculty, and staff.
  • To conduct Title IX investigations, including investigating facts relevant to a complaint, and determining appropriate sanctions against the perpetrator and remedies for the complainant. 
  • To provide information about rights and responsibilities, including options to file a formal complaint, pursue criminal or civil actions, and find resources, including support services.
  • To ensure appropriate policies and procedures are in place for working with local law enforcement and coordinating services with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers, including rape crisis centers. 
  • To educate students, faculty, and staff on the College's Title IX policies and procedures. 
  • To ensure training is administered to students, faculty, and staff on the College's Title IX program and issues.
  • To meet with students as needed.

Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Melissa Wood
Title IX and 504 Coordinator
Student Health Center, 101
(434)223-6061
mwood@hsc.edu

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

Mr. John Hollemon
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Brown Student Center, Room 301

(434) 223-7154
jhollemon@hsc.edu

Dr. Eric Dinmore
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Maples, Room 002
(434) 223-6279
edinmore@hsc.edu

Mrs. Sue Carter
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Gilkeson House, 202
(434) 223-6220
scarter@hsc.edu