ERIC Number: ED368248
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Intercollegiate Sports (Part 2). Hearings before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (June 23 and August 4, 1993).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness met to hear testimony on sex discrimination in secondary and college level athletic programs. The witnesses on the first panel were all current or former college students and plaintiffs in four recent and significant Title IX cases. Title IX was part of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 that put an end to sex discrimination in education, including sports. The witnesses were Rollin Haffer, a former student of Temple University (Pennsylvania); Jennifer Baldwin Cook, a former ice hockey player for Colgate University (New York); Amy Cohen, a gymnast, and Megan Hull, a volleyball player both from Brown University (Rhode Island); and Susan B. Kiechel, a former student at Auburn University (Alabama) and a soccer player. A question and answer session probed students' experiences with the Office of Civil Rights. A second panel of witnesses included Nancy Benda, director, Equal Educational Opportunity Program, Florida Department of Education; Ola Bundy, of the Illinois High School Association; Christine Pride, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School (Maryland); Dorothy Gaters, basketball coach at John Marshall High School (Illinois); and Wanda Oates, basketball coach at Ballou High School (District of Columbia). Additional testimony was submitted for the record by Betty Castor, Commissioner of Education of the Florida Department of Education. (JB)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, College Athletics, College Students, Court Litigation, Federal Regulation, Females, Hearings, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Sex Discrimination, Womens Athletics
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972