Assistant Vice President for Risk Management & Legal Affairs, Director of Equal Opportunity, and Title IX Coordinator, Sharmaine Bradham LaMar
The College's Assistant Vice President for Risk Management & Legal Affairs, Director of Equal Opportunity, and Title IX Coordinator reports to the Secretary of the College and has responsibility for evaluating and monitoring institutional risks, managing the general legal affairs of the college, overseeing the equal employment and educational opportunity compliance of the College and assisting with application and interpretation of the laws that impose obligations on the College.
As Title IX Coordinator, the AVP is responsible for overseeing compliance of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which includes oversight for the investigation of Title IX complaints, tracking reports, and ensuring that educational programming is provided to community members.
As Director of Equal Opportunity, the AVP is available to consult with faculty, students, supervisors, and staff members about matters they believe might involve issues of discrimination or harassment. The AVP also oversees investigations regarding complaints of prohibited discrimination. The AVP may enlist the support of the Employee Relations Manager, Public Safety or another trained investigator during the investigation process.
Inquiries concerning equal opportunity policies and practices should be addressed to the Director of Equal Opportunity of the College.