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
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
Sports Council Update, November 2006
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 ...