Background & Fight for Title IX

Dr. Bonnie Morris
Dr. Bonnie Morris, NWHM scholarly advisor

Title IX was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on June 23, 1972. Originally, Title IX was meant to ban gender discrimination at any institution that received federal funding. Over time, the interpretation of Title IX broadened to include sports programs as well as educational programs. Watch the video below to hear Dr. Bonnie Morris explain the history of Title IX.