As a recipient of federal funds, Germanna Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator is Associate Vice President of Human Resources Ms.
Under certain circumstances, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and similar conduct constitute sexual discrimination prohibited by Title IX. The Title IX Coordinator is Assistant Dean Mark Haines whose office is located in Room 201F of the Dickinson Building at the Fredericksburg Area Campus and may be contacted by phone at 540-891-3026 or by email at [email protected]
Sexual Assault: Sexual assault is defined as the intentional physical sexual contact with a person against that person’s will by the use of force, threat, or intimidation, or through the use of a person’s mental incapacity or physical helplessness.
Responsible Employee: A responsible employee is one designated for purposes of initiating notice and investigation of alleged violations of this Policy or who has the authority to take action to redress violations of this Policy.
A responsible employee also is any employee who a person reasonably believes is a responsible employee.
Review Committee: Review committee refers to the committee consisting of three or more persons, including the Title IX Coordinator or his designee, a representative of campus police or campus security, and a student affairs representative, that is responsible for reviewing information related to acts of sexual violence.
Sex Discrimination: Sex discrimination is the unlawful treatment of another based on the individual’s sex that excludes an individual from participation in, separates, denies the individual the benefits of, or otherwise adversely affects a term or condition of an individual’s employment, education, or participation in college program or activity.
This includes incapacitation through the use of drugs or alcohol. means unconsciousness or any other condition existing at the time which otherwise rendered the person physically unable to communicate an unwillingness to act and about which the accused knew or should have known.
Physical helplessness may be reached through the use of alcohol or drugs.Dating Violence: Dating violence is violence, force, or threat that results in bodily injury or places one in reasonable apprehension of death, sexual assault, or bodily injury committed by a person who is or has been in a close relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the other person.The existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the length of the relationship, the type of relationship, and the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.Individuals should report incidents of sexual and domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking to law enforcement authorities.Criminal and civil remedies are available in addition to the potential remedies that the College may provide.Consent to some sexual contact (such as kissing or fondling) cannot be presumed to be consent for other sexual activity (such as intercourse).