Skip to comments.TITLE IX: Women run up scholarship score, and it's men who are sold short
Posted on 07/14/2002 7:18:08 AM PDT by FairWitnessEdited on 05/11/2004 10:58:01 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
THE REGULATIONS SAY "THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP AID MADE AVAILABLE TO MEN AND WOMEN MUST BE SUBSTANTIALLY PROPORTIONATE TO THEIR PARTICIPATION RATES."
Sarah Stowe is swimming her way through the University of Missouri at Columbia -- literally. The senior-to-be and distance-event specialist from Englewood, Colo., gets about $7,000 a year to swim on the women's team, ranked 25th in the nation.
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I have encounetered variations on this line several times in my life, in several different contexts. It can be paraphrased, "We know what we are doing is unfair, but we also know we can get away with it, so screw you!".
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