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Tag: 40 years of Title IX
Connie Teaberry
Northern Illinois Athletics will recognize its proud tradition of women’s athletics at every home football game this season to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark federal legislation that provided women with unprecedented opportunities to participate in intercollegiate athletics. At each game, NIU will honor some of the women who have made a...
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Simply stated, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be...