The 2012 year marks the 40th anniversary of Title
IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
A Federal statute created to prohibit sex discrimination in education
programs that receive Federal financial assistance, Title IX has had a lasting
impact on gender equality and access to education, including that related to
Throughout the 2012-13 academic year, the Ohio Valley
Conference has been celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Title IX by
honoring former student-athletes, coaches and administrators that have had a
positive impact on women's intercollegiate athletes at each OVC
Today, TSU Director of
Athletics, Teresa Phillips was recognized for her contributions in expanding
opportunities for women and championing diversity and equality in
intercollegiate athletics and education.