Just days after University of Iowa Athletics posted online its first court-ordered Title IX monitor report — required as part of a settlement with female student-athletes who sued UI for violating the federal civil rights law — their attorney wrote the monitor to raise concerns with his assessment.
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The University of Iowa Athletics Department “appears to be in compliance with Title IX’s equitable treatment provisions,” according to the first annual report produced by a compliance monitor the university was required to obtain last year as part of a settled Title IX lawsuit.
Women Lead Change has announced four honorees for the 2022 Iowa Women of Achievement Awards recognizing the contributions of Iowa historical women. This year’s honorees are Mary J. Whitely Coggeshall, Dr. Christine Grant, Maria “Running Moccasins” Pearson and LaMetta Wynn.
Five months after settling a Title IX lawsuit by agreeing to take several specific steps – including tapping an outside expert to annually ensure Title IX compliance, starting this academic year – University of Iowa Athletics hasn’t signed a contract with the monitor or detailed in writing the scope of his work.
The full settlement in the case accusing UI Athletics of violating the federal Title IX gender equity law by not providing equal female athletic opportunities, benefits, and scholarships — obtained by The Gazette on Wednesday — includes a range of stipulations.