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Athletic Equality / Title IX / University of Michigan #258876

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 21, 1978
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(Studio) Today noted as deadline for high school and univs. to comply with anti-sex discrimination provisions in Title IX of Higher Education Act of 1972. Department of Health, Education and Welfare reports with regard to complaints of possible violations already received stated; University of Michigan at Ann Arbor reported as one named.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Ann Arbor, Michigan) Report on situation at University of Michigan, where women athletes have been 2nd class as in many other places until Title IX provisions enacted. [Acting women's athletic director Phyllis OCKER - says women's athletic budget is unequal to men's, but opportunities are equal.] Inequality in scholarships to men and women athletes stated. [Athletic dir. Don CANHAM - outlines concerns about potential cutbacks in men's programs.] Marcia Federbush noted as having filed discrimination suit. [FEDERBUSH - discusses view that separation creates sex discrimination.] Outlook for Title IX program and complaints given.

Faw, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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