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Harassment & Discrimination Workshops

These specific workshops are designed to educate participants and provide ample opportunity for participation.

Scheduling is flexible and can accommodate the work schedules, coverage, and operational needs of any department. Workshops on harassment prevention are presented for all Virginia Tech departments including academic departments. 

Each presentation is carefully tailored to be appropriate to each group of participants and are are most efficient when presented to a group of no more than 30 people.

Registration is required for each workshop.

Policy 1025, Title IX, and the Harassment of Students

This interactive workshop provides an overview of how harassment and discrimination issues are handled at Virginia Tech. During the session, participants will hear about what protections are available to every member of the Virginia Tech community. Presenters will also discuss different ways of dealing with difficult situations and provide information about campus resources available. Human Resources partners are welcome to attend. This workshop will be held at Reynolds Homestead on Nov. 3, at 10 a.m.

Title IX and Retaliation

Sexual harassment of students is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX and university policy. Avoid difficult situations and protect students by knowing employee compliance responsibilities. This workshop will discuss sexual harassment, sexual violence, what constitutes retaliation, and more. Participants will learn how to avoid claims of retaliation and how to support students while satisfying employee obligations under the policy. This workshop will be held at Reynolds Homestead on Nov. 12, at 10 a.m.

Title IX- Preventing Sexual Harassment of Students

Sexual harassment of students is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX and university policy. Avoid difficult situations and protect students by knowing employee compliance responsibilities. The workshop will discuss third party harassment, hostile environments, sexual harassment, quid pro quo, and more. This workshop will be held at Reynolds Homestead on the following dates:

  • Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 17 at 2 p.m.

Schedule a presentation

For more information or to schedule a presentation, contact Pamela White at 540-231-8771.

Online training

Online training in Preventing Harassment and in Preventing Employment Discrimination is currently being revised. If a department would like to consider using the online approach to fulfill the training need, contact Pamela White at 540-231-8771.


Contact Us

For further information, contact:

Pamela White
Director for Compliance and Conflict Resolution
Title IX Coordinator
Email: pdwhite@vt.edu
Telephone: 540-231-8771