Title IX: 50 Years in the Making

Air Date: 06/23/2022

Three-Time Olympic medalist and Nebraska Volleyball standout, Jordan Larson headlines an all-star panel of women’s athletes in Title IX: 50 Years in the Making. Celebrate Nebraska’s pioneers who paved the way and helped change the game in women’s sports. Host, Erin Sorensen and panelists Carol Frost, Peaches James Keaton, Brenda VanLengen, and Larson lead an inspiring and captivating discussion dissecting the triumphs and tribulations of Title IX.


Audience Q&A

Hear more from the panelists and another special guest as they answer audience questions following the taping of Title IX: 50 Years in the Making.

Title IX Statute

On June 23, 1972, the United States Congress passed the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The law states “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.”

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