As Title IX Coordinator, Ebony is responsible for monitoring and oversight of the overall implementation of Connecticut College’s Title IX compliance, including the coordination of training, education, communication and the administration of grievance procedures for faculty, staff, students and other members of the College community.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 requires that all educational institutions that receive federal funds or financial assistance prohibit sex discrimination in their education programs and activities. Title IX’s prohibition of sex discrimination is broad and far-reaching. It includes prohibitions against all forms of sexual discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking, referred to collectively as "sexual misconduct."
Prior to her arrival at Connecticut College, Ms. Manning worked in the Social Services field for 15 years as a social worker working with children and adults who experienced emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; as well as with children who were in the Connecticut foster care system. She also worked closely with key players in the child welfare system to change the policies and procedures that dictate the way foster children are handled in Connecticut. Ms. Manning, a Connecticut College alumna, class of '98, received a Master's in Sociology in 2003, a Juris Doctor in 2010 and her Legum Magister (LL.M.) in International and Comparative Sports Law in 2013. She is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law fraternity and certified as a Title IX Coordinator by both the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA).