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Title IX and Athletics: College and University Gender Equity Requirements

January 21, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title IX requires colleges and universities to provide male and female athletes with equal opportunities in sports. Yet by some estimates, 80 percent to 90 percent of schools are out of compliance with this requirement. Is your institution one of them?

At a time when federal investigations are on the rise, it is critical for officials at higher education institutions to understand how best to meet the myriad federal regulations surrounding athletics. Join Husch Blackwell attorneys for a discussion of the gender equity issues involved with Title IX and athletics.      


  • Understanding federal compliance requirements of Title IX in athletics
  • Recognizing common compliance issues
  • Achieving athletic compliance at your institution
  • Helpful tips and tools for monitoring and ensuring future compliance

Date and Time
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Noon - 1:00 p.m. (CST)

Hayley Hanson, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Ben Irwin, Attorney, Husch Blackwell
Katie Jo Luningham, Attorney, Husch Blackwell

Who Should Attend 
Higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, Title IX coordinators, senior administrators, deans, department chairs, athletics leadership and faculty 

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit.

This event is complimentary; however, registration is required.

Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.

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Ben Irwin

Senior Counsel