Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972:
"No person in the Unites States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
Renamed in 2002 as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act in honor of the law's author. Patsy Mink was a democratic senator from Hawaii.
Douglass Women's File. Folder "Sports." Douglass Library, Mabel Smith Douglass Room.
New Jersey Women's Equity Action League was inaugurated in 1971. Print finding aid available at SC/UA.
Rita Kay Thomas Papers. Rita Kay Thomas was hired in 1972 to oversee women's athletics at Rutgers. Partial print finding aid available at SC/UA.
Rita Kay Thomas Obituary. Thomas was hired in 1972 to lead Rutgers women's athletics. She passed away in 2012.
Rutgers Focus article celebrating the 25 years of women's athletics.