Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The College is fully committed to providing a learning and work environment that is free from prohibited discrimination.  The College does not practice or condone discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, age, political affiliation or veterans’ status in the administration or in any of its academic programs and employment practices. Please see for more information.

To comply with the applicable federal and state laws and regulations, the following persons have been designated to handle and investigate inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Name Title Phone Location Email
Judy McClure Director of Human Resources,

Deputy Title IX Coordinator,

Disability Officer

828-766-1272 Gwaltney Hall


Michelle Musich Dean of Students,

Title IX Coordinator

828-766-1262 Gwaltney Hall
Doug Dewar Director of Counseling & Disability Services,

Disability Officer

828-766-1256 Gwaltney Hall

In the event where the reporting party is a student and the responding party is an employee, both the Coordinator and the Human Resources Director shall work together to investigate the complaint.  Any hearing rights and disciplinary actions for employees shall be governed by employee disciplinary policies.