CSC Issues National Appeal for Common-Sense Reform to Title IX

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WHEREAS ... Today, June 23, 2008 marks the 36th anniversary of the passage of Title IX ...

WHEREAS Mens collegiate athletic teams are being eliminated and rosters are being capped at an alarming rate in order to comply with the proportionality enforcement prong ...

WHEREAS Women collegiate athletes are being robbed of their training partners, teammates and biggest supporters when mens teams are eliminated ...

WHEREAS Straightforward and common-sense fixes to the enforcement mechanism are already available such as a simple survey that would allow any student, male or female, to express interest and be given opportunity ...

WHEREAS ... The law's current method of enforcement is discriminating against male athletes and artificially limiting opportunities to participate ...

WHEREAS ... The current tenor of the debate over the future of Title IX sets up a zero sum contest pitting men against women that hurts the collective cause of all college athletes ...

BE IT RESOLVED ... That men and women across the country come together to discuss and implement a set of common sense reforms to Title IX enforcement that maximizes the opportunities of all college athletes regardless of gender.