Guilford College Agrees to Improve Women's Athletics

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Guilford College has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by two former coaches and 14 past and current women athletes who alleged that the private liberal arts institution in Greensboro, N.C., has a history of favoring its men's sports programs.

According to the News & Record of Greensboro, Guilford will expand and spend more money on its women’s sports program, improve conditions for its women athletes and form a new committee to monitor gender equity in athletics.

The 2017 federal lawsuit alleged that Guilford treated its male student-athletes far better than the women who played sports for the Quakers. The suit named both the college and former athletics director Tom Palombo.

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