Lecture Explores Title IX Implications of Paying Athletes

Lecture Explores Title IX Implications of Paying Athletes

Donna Lopiano, former chief executive officer of the Women’s Sports Foundation who has repeatedly been named among “The 100 Most Influential People in Sports,” will offer a talk titled “Should College Athletes be Paid? Implications for Title IX” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 in Kaplan 109. 

Lopiano is serving as an executive-in-residence for the sports management program for the 2013-14 academic year. She is working closely with the Drake Group on drafting proposed federal legislation on college athletics. She is a member of the Drake Group’s advisory board.

“We are very pleased that Dr. Lopiano has agreed to come to UNH,” said Allen Sack, professor of sport management and president of the Drake Group. “She has a lot to share with our students and will be invaluable in working on issues related to college athletics.”

Lopiano has been nationally and internationally recognized for her leadership advocating for gender equity in sports by the International Olympic Committee, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports, the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.

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