Latest Title IX Stories

2011-08-04 06:50:00

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCHERM Campus Title IX Coordinator Certification and Training Course is being offered to 170 college and university administrators this week in St. Louis, MO. This event greatly surpassed the initial projection of participants and created a waiting list. To address continuing interest, NCHERM has scheduled a second Campus Title IX Coordinator Certification and Training Course and has broadened the attendance to include not just Title IX...

2011-06-22 14:30:00

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Title IX Women's Sports Foundation Founder Billie Jean King and President Laila Ali to Lead Year-long Salute to Landmark Legislation, Say More Work to be Done; Female Athletes Receive Almost $176 Million Less Annually in Athletic Scholarship Funds EAST MEADOW, N.Y., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 40th year of Title IX, the Women's Sports Foundation is kicking off a year-long celebration of women in sports beginning June...

2010-10-21 12:58:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A settlement has been reached in a class action Title IX lawsuit filed against Delaware State University (DSU) by members of its women's equestrian team. The parties filed a joint motion today requesting that the United States District Court for Delaware preliminarily approve the terms of the settlement and schedule a fairness hearing for final approval. The settlement is aimed at achieving gender equity in an athletic program that has short-changed...

2010-04-22 15:33:00

RESTON, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS), an association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, applauds the Obama administration and Vice President Biden for issuing a 'Dear Colleague' letter that withdraws a 2005 interpretation of Title IX policy. Colleges and Universities will no longer be able to rely on student surveys to prove they are meeting the requirements of Title...

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