‘Godmother of Title IX’ event cancelled at University of St. Francis

The “godmother” of Title IX, Bernice Sandler event at the University of St. Francis on March 27 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The event was part of the Women’s History Month celebration.

Efforts will be made to reschedule Sandler’s program, said Debra Workman, history professor and chair of the Women’s History Month Committee. For more information, contact Workman at (815) 740-3228.

Title IX is the federal Civil Rights law that prohibits discrimination in education, but is best known for breaking down barriers in sports for girls and women.

The University of St. Francis, at 500 Wilcox St. in Joliet, serves 3,400 students nationwide, offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in arts and science, business, education, nursing, health care and social work. For information, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.

Media Inquiries:
Nancy Pohlman, Executive Director of Community Relations
(815) 740-3379 | npohlman@stfrancis.edu