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Title IX Coordinators

Preventing Sex and Gender Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Assault - Title IX:

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:

“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”

While often understood to apply to athletics programs, Title IX is much broader than athletics and applies broadly at Teachers College and Columbia University. While compliance with the law is everyone’s responsibility, the individuals listed as Title IX Coordinators are the staff members who have primary responsibilities for Title IX compliance. 

Title IX Coordinators:

Teachers College, Columbia University, Title IX Coordinator

Janice Robinson, Esq.
Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

128 Zankel
(212) 678-3391


Columbia University Title IX Coordinator

Melissa Rooker, Associate Provost for Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Title IX Coordinator & Section 504 Compliance Officer
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
103 Low Library
(212) 854-5918



For incidents involving gender based misconduct between students (at TC, Columbia and/or Barnard):

Columbia University Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Jeri Henry, Interim Director
University Gender Misconduct Office
108G Wien Hall
(212) 854-1717


Barnard College Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Amy Zavadil, Associate Dean for Equity
Barnard College
105 Milbank Hall
(212) 854-0037


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