How Title IX transformed colleges, universities over past 50 years

By Alvin Powell, The Harvard Gazette; Published June 22, 2022

A half century after its enactment, Title IX, the federal law that bars discrimination against women in education, has touched many corners of campus, forcing shifts in intercollegiate sports, hiring, promotion, admissions, and reckoning on sexual harassment.

Read the full interview with Jeannie Suk Gersen, the John H. Watson Jr. Professor of Law and an expert on gender and the law, and Susan Ware, A.M. ’73, Ph.D. ’78, historian and author of “Title IX: A Brief History With Documents” (2014) to discuss the legacy of the law. 

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development