Title IX and Equity

Barnard College is committed to providing an environment free from sex and gender-based discrimination or harassment.  

Barnard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, disability, or sex[1], gender identity or expression, in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or in its employment practices.


In addition, Barnard College does not discriminate on the basis of alienage or citizenship status, marital partnership status, military status, arrest or conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, caregiver status, or victim status for the following offenses: domestic violence, stalking, and/or sex offense, in its employment practices.




If You May Have Witnessed or Been Subject to Harassment or Discrimination

Individuals who may have experienced or observed discrimination or harassment may consult with the Associate Dean for Equity/Title IX Coordinator to discuss their concern or initiate a report. Individuals can also feel free to report to a designated individual in accordance with the information below:

For Complaints against …

Complaints brought to…


Amy Zavadil, Associate Dean for Equity
Title IX Coordinator, Milbank Hall 105,
212-854-0037, azavadil@barnard.edu


Katie Wright, Associate Director, Community Standards
Milbank Hall 105, 212-854-2024, kwright@barnard.edu

Barnard College Faculty

Patricia Denison, Associate Provost
Milbank 110
212-854-2708, pdension@barnard.edu


Catherine Geddis, VP for Human Resources, Altschul 101, 212-854-2551, cgeddis@barnard.edu

Third Parties, including Affiliates and Vendors

Human Resources representative or other appropriate campus contact (listed above)


Students wishing to discuss their concerns in a confidential space are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Furman Counseling Center or utilize available listening hours.  More information is avalable at barnard.edu/counseling


[1] As a women’s institution, Barnard College accepts applications from those who consistently live and identify as women.