Title IX

WKU Eliminates All Funding for Suspended Swimming & Diving Program

Western Kentucky University has eliminated all funding for its swimming & diving programs, a local newspaper reports, leaving the program unlikely to return from what was originally framed as a five-year suspension.


SIU Found Out of Title IX Compliance In Spite of Swimming Reductions

Southern Illinois University has been found out-of-compliance with federal Title IX regulations. The findings of the investigation comes in spite…


Women’s Water Polo Among Potential Additions to Boise State Program

Boise State is trying to find ways to offset costs from a proposed baseball program in order to meet Title IX standards.


Claire Donahue Talks WKU Program Suspension, Future Plans for Herself and Coach Marchionda

National Team member and Western Kentucky University 2011 graduate, Claire Donahue, speaks with SwimSwam in the wake of the WKU’s hazing allegations and program suspension.


Hazing Accusations in Western Kentucky Swim Program Prompts Title IX Investigation

A Title IX investigation has led to findings of sexual harassment, sexual assault and hazing against the Western Kentucky University swim team.


Autonomy Era: What does Title IX mean for the possibility of paid college athletes?

An interview with Nancy Hogshead-Makar, an Olympic champion swimmer and CEO and founder of ChampionWomen.


In Deep Water: The recent struggles of collegiate swimming programs

Is college swimming in a dangerous death-spiral where we’ll see more teams go the way of the Clemson Tigers? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


Backlash Rides over MIAA Decision to Cut Fall Swimming

Update: The MIAA reversed its decision, after hearing concerns, and plans to hold both a boys’ and a girls’ tournament…


NCAA Suspends Additional $2,000 Scholarship Payment After 125+ Schools Call for Override

In October, the NCAA announced a new program that would increase the value of full-scholarships by $2,000 to cover a…

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