Over at Swimming World, Kevin Weissman, the parent of a college swimmer, is calling attention to the inequities that Title IX enforcement has created in college swimming:
The opportunity to participate also is not equitable. According to the NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Participation Rates Report, for the 2008/2009 academic year, there were 510 women's ...
Reprinted from Swimming World Magazine:
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, May 6. ON January 25, 2010, Duquesne University announced the elimination of four (4) collegiate men's athletic programs, including swimming, baseball, wrestling and golf. The University cited Title IX (gender equity), as well as a desire to allocate further funds to its core sports ...
Over the weekend, we got the news that Clemson University has decided to phase out its entire Men's Swimming and Diving Program as well as Women's Swimming. For some reason we can't fathom, Women's Diving has gotten a reprieve, though we would have to imagine that it's going to be awfully lonely in the pool come 2012, when the other teams will cease to ...
California continues to see cuts in its collegiate sports.
Less than two weeks after Cal State Bakersfield slashed wrestling, women's tennis, and men's and women's golf, two more schools eliminated programs in an attempt to "resolve issues involving federal gender equity guidelines," also known as Title IX compliance.
Cal State Northridge announced ...
Texas Swimming shows us how.