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What is Title IX?


“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.”

The regulations regarding Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 can be found on the Department of Justice website.


WVNCC Public Notification of Nondiscrimination

West Virginia Northern Community College, pursuant to the requirements of Titles IV, VI, VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, gender, ancestry, marital or parental status or national origin in its employment policies and/or educational programs or activities, including admissions to such.

Inquiries concerning this rule should be directed to Chief Human Resources Officer Peggy Carmichael, who is designated coordinator for Title IX and Section 504. Her telephone number is 304-214-8901 and her office is located in Room 119, B&O Building, Wheeling campus. Her email address is

This is to advise students, parents, employees and the general public that all career and technical education opportunities are offered at West Virginia Northern Community College without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. As a comprehensive community college, West Virginia Northern’s Wheeling, Weirton, and New Martinsville campuses offer a wide variety of programs and courses in the liberal arts and sciences, career-technical education, work place training, developmental studies, and community and continuing education. Many courses and some programs are available online as a distance education component. Under an open-door enrollment policy, the College admits all adults desiring postsecondary education. High school students recommended by their schools for early entrance also are admitted. The College admits students as degree seeking or non-degree seeking, or as early entrance high school students or those enrolling in continuing education. Some programs are limited enrollment with specific entrance requirements, including Allied Health.


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