Title IX 50th Anniversary

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX

Join the Title IX Office in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX with a series of events and podcasts throughout the Fall 2022 semester.

Title IX 50th Anniversary Podcasts

Check out the All Things Title IX Podcasts.

Know Your Title IX Rights

  • Learn about Title IX and how its protects your rights and impacts our campus community.
  • Transcript

Interview with Loretta Claiborne

  • Kinesiology professor Nancy Kane sits down for an interview with Loretta Claiborne. Loretta is a gold medalist special Olympian and Chief Inspiration Officer for the Special Olympics.

Gender Equity and STEM

  • Sports Management professor Erin Morris sits down with SUNY Cortland faculty from STEM fields to discuss the intersection of Title IX, gender equity, and STEM fields.  

Title IX 50th Anniversary Programming

Film Screening of Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority 
October 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.in the Old Main Colloquium Room

In 1965, Patsy Takemoto Mink became the first woman of color in the U.S. Congress. Seven years later, she ran for the U.S. presidency and co-authored Title IX, the landmark legislation that opened up higher education and athletics to America's women. "Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority" is the story of this dynamic trailblazer who, battling racism and sexism, redefined American politics. - Kimberlee Bassford, Director

Title IX: A History and state of affairs panel
Oct. 25 from 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. in the Corey Union Fireplace Lounge

Join panelists Dr. Toni Tiburzi (member of C Club hall of fame), Dr. Tracy Hudson, and Dr. Kris Newhall as they discuss the history of Title IX on the SUNY Cortland campus, and what Title IX looks like today.

Title IX Keynote speaker: Ellen Staurowsky
Nov. 2 from 12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m. in the Corey Union Fireplace Lounge

Ellen J. Staurowsky, Ed.D., is a full professor in sports media in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. She is internationally recognized as an expert on social justice issues in sport which include gender equity and Title IX, pay equity and equal employment opportunity, college athletes’ rights and the exploitation of college athletes, the faculty role in reforming college sport, representation of women in sport media, and the misappropriation of American Indian imagery in sport. She is co-author of the book, College Athletes for Hire: The Evolution and Legacy of the NCAA Amateur Myth (Praeger Press) and editor and author of Women and Sport: A Continuing Journey from Liberation to Celebration (Human Kinetics Publishers).