Four decades of Title IX
40 years ago, the face of intercollegiate athletics changed as title IX was enacted. This legislation forced colleges to give women’s sports the same benefits as men’s. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks spoke with the athletics director at the College of Central Florida about the effects of this legislation, and the growth of women’s sports as a result.
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