Wright State among Ohio’s best for Title IX


Forty years after the passage of the federal landmark Title IX legislation — that ushered in a new era of gender equity in college athletics — universities in southwest Ohio rank among some of the state’s best in compliance.

A review of federal education records by the Dayton Daily News revealed that of Ohio’s 54 four-year public and private institutions that field men and women athletic teams, only 10 comply with the Department of Education’s most difficult criteria: having the percentage of male and female athletes closely match the school’s general gender population. Wright State University stands out as the best example as its gender percentages are nearly identical to the general student population.

Read more at DaytonDailyNews.com.

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