Slippery Rock Settles Title IX Suit (Again)

December 23, 2009

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania has pledged to improve the women's softball field and provide additional funds for women's athletics to settle a reopened lawsuit under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The university settled a Title IX suit two years ago, but it was reopened after some female athletes said that the university failed to follow through on all of its pledges to improve opportunities for women's programs. While the university denied wrongdoing, it agreed to the additional enhancements.

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