3 Results for tag: UC Berkley

Title IX Creates Gender Inequality in the Other Direction

The anger about the athletic cuts at UC-Berkeley, especially about the loss of varsity status for the men's rugby team, isn't abating. The following comes from an open letter from Nina Sasso, a Cal graduate, to the school's Athletic Director, Sandy Barbour. It was published in the student newspaper, The Daily Cal: While a student at Cal, I spent a portion ... More

Boston Globe Looks at Unintended Effects of Title IX

In Friday's edition of the Boston Globe, reporter John Powers took a closer look at how a combination of budget pressures as well as pressure to comply with Title IX have led schools to eliminate men's teams: There now are more collegiate rifle teams for women than there are for men. More schools offer women’s equestrian teams than men’s water polo ... More

Cal Eliminates Five Varsity Programs

Earlier this afternoon, Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated reportedthat UC Berkeley will hold a press conference this afternoon to discuss its "athletic future." As we've been noting for several months, a combination of budget pressures and Title IX compliance questions could very well lead to the school eliminating a number of athletic programs -- more ... More