Date of Defense

Spring 4-20-2001


Political Science

First Advisor

Ashlyn Kuersten, Political Science

Second Advisor

Paul Devries, Athletics


Although collegiate athletics i only a small portion of Title IX, it has been the most widely discussed and controversial part of the law to implement. It seems that colleges and universities have had the most trouble complying with the specifics of the law. However, they have made great strides since the days of the predominantly male world of collegiate sports in the past. This paper examines historical controversies, and takes a closer look at the impact of Title IX at Western Michigan University.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Open Access