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Staurowsky, Ellen J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2009
Despite the role that female athletes at the community college level played, it is interesting to note that there is little in the way of a comprehensive history of women's college sports at two-year institutions. To situate the current state of gender equity in athletic programs in two-year institutions in context, this article presents a brief…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Sex Fairness, Womens Athletics
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Staurowsky, Ellen J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2009
This article examines the current state of gender equity in athletic programs offered at two-year institutions. Two overarching questions have guided the research done for this article: (1) How successful have two-year institutions been in responding to the mandate of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1964? and (2) How will the…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Sex Fairness
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Castaneda, Cindy; Katsinas, Stephen G.; Hardy, David E. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2008
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 state, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance". This provision paved the way for student-initiated…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Student Interests, Financial Support, Athletic Coaches