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Title IX: Celebrating 50 Years of Equity in Education

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is celebrating 50 years of supporting equity in education.

Fifty years ago, Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Many associate this as being the most significant step forward toward equity in athletics, but the passage of Title IX did much more than that.

Title IX requires that all educational institutions that receive federal funds or financial assistance prohibit sex discrimination in all educational programs and activities, including recruitment, student admissions, financial assistance, housing, access to academic offerings and athletics.

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Featured Events

NC State University is preparing an itinerary of events for the 2022-2023 academic year to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

Title IX Updates

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity provides information regarding the US Department of Education’s updates to Title IX on its Title IX Updates page.

Featured Articles

A History of Women’s Success by Tim Peeler for NC State News, March 2, 2022

Women’s History Month 2022: Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX by Insight into Diversity, February 10, 2022

Title IX in 2020: A New Vision by April Paul Baer for Diversity Digest, October 30, 2022

NC State Proudly Announces Launch of Wolfpack Women Initiative by NC State Athletics, October 26, 2021