26 Results for tag: Eric Pearson

Don’t Believe Everything That You Read

Yesterday the Women's Sports Foundation released a report claiming that male athletes haven't been harmed by enforcement of Title IX. To say the least, the folks at the College Sports Council are more than a little bit flummoxed by that conclusion, given that we came to much the opposite conclusion back in 2007. Here's a statement from Eric Pearson, ... More

CSC’s Eric Pearson on the HBCU Study

Here's what Eric Pearson, chairman of the College Sports Council, had to say about the study the CSC released earlier today concerning Title IX and historically black colleges and universities: "We're not asking for punishment; we're pointing out how hard it is for HBCUs to comply with proportionality," council Chairman Eric Pearson says. He argues HBCUs ... More

Where Title IX Went Wrong

Here's something that we've had in our archives for some time --College Sports Council Chairman Eric Pearson's testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Higher Education from June 2007: Chairman Hinojosa, Ranking member Keller, and all members of the Committee, I would like to thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak today, and share with ... More

Study Reveals Men’s Athletic Teams Disappearing: CSC Exposes Widespread Damage to Men’s Teams Throughout the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2007 – A study announced today by the College Sports Council shows that men’s athletic teams are disappearing in dozens of states as a result of onerous Title IX enforcement. Sports that are thriving on the high school level are now entirely missing in many states. Despite an explosion in youth soccer, for instance, ... More

College Sports Council, Pacific Legal Foundation call on U.S. Dept. of Education to clarify Title IX rules for High School Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2007 – Two leading national organizations today called on the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that Title IX’s compliance standard for colleges, known as three part test, does not apply to High School sports teams. The request was made today by the College Sports Council, a national coalition of coaches, parents, ... More

CSC Provides the Platform: Student Athletes Speak Out Against Cuts

Sports Council Update, November 2006 www.collegesportscouncil.org FROM: Jessica Gavora, CSC Director of Communications Dear Friends of the CSC; When James Madison University (JMU) announced on September 29 the elimination of 10 athletic teams in order to comply with Title IX proportionality - the largest single act of Title IX related cuts by ... More