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Haworth, Karla – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1998
A new Education Department statement on athletic scholarships, intended to clarify the term "substantially proportionate" in assessing scholarship allocation to women, has turned some colleges from institutions in compliance with Title IX's gender-equity provisions into ones that could be breaking the law. How many institutions are…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Compliance (Legal), Educational Policy, Federal Government
Haworth, Karla – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1997
Higher education associations representing hundreds of colleges and universities have filed briefs asking the Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court ruling that Brown University (Rhode Island) discriminated against female athletes in cutting support for their gymnastics and volleyball teams, in violation of federal Title IX regulation. The…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law