Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Closing the Schism between Men’s and Women’s Athletics Administration
by John P. Dratz June 1979
This article originally appeared in the June 1979 issue of AB with the headline, “Institutions Themselves Must Take the Lead in Remedying their Own Situations.”
Many colleges and universities are rapidly approaching the crisis stage in their attempts to reconcile the consequences of Title IX legislation and its impact on intercollegiate sports programs for men and women. While recognizing both the seriousness of the issues and the apprehension which impending changes creates, I must conclude that the current situation exists because of a failure on the part of many colleges and universities to deal with what is essentially an intra-institutional management problem.
AIAW Advocates Resist ‘Sub’merger with NCAA
by Kaye Hart and Carol Oglesby March 1979
This article originally appeared in the March 1979 issue of AB with the headline, “The Time Has Not Yet Come.”
John Toner, Athletic Director at the University of Connecticut, in the November and December issues of this publication, proposed a merger of the AIAW and the NCAA. The following is a response by Kaye Hart, AIAW Rules Standards Committee chair, and Carol Oglesby, former AIAW and NAGWS president.
Athletic Directors Consider Merger of NCAA and AIAW
by AB Editors November 1978
This article originally appeared in the November 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “One Set of Rules for All Student-Athletes.”
John Toner, athletic director, University of Connecticut, updates his remarks made at the NACDA Convention on the structure of men’s and women’s athletic administration.
John Toner, University of Connecticut’s athletic director, has a way of getting to the core of a problem in an easy, matter-of-fact manner. This has been, and is, an asset in his emerging role in national collegiate athletic administration.
Toner believes it’s vital to participate, to contribute. In relatively few years, since he was able to devote full time to his athletic directorship, Toner’s national assignments have been expanding.
So, at the June National Association Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) meeting in Denver, we asked John for an interview.
AIAW Restructures Athlete Recruitment Policy
by AB Editors April 1978
This article originally appeared in the April 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “AIAW Delegates Adopt Major Policy Changes.”
The fifth Annual Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) Delegate Assembly was held January 8th-11th in Atlanta, Georgia. Several changes in policy, regulations and procedures were passed. The new regulations go into effect with the 1978-79 academic year.