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Sen. Birch Bayh, champion of Title IX federal law, dies

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

INDIANAPOLIS - When Birch Bayh pushed in the U.S. Senate for the landmark 1972 federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and athletics, women received fewer than 10 percent of all medical and law degrees and only one in 27 high school girls played sports.
Now, women make up more than half of those receiving bachelor's and graduate degrees and more than 3 million high school girls - one in two - play sports.
Bayh reveled in the impact of the Title IX law in the years after his time as a Democratic senator from Indiana ended. He described the Title IX law as the...
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Former USA Senator Birch Bayh, Author of Title IX Law, Dies at 91

2 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Birch Bayh , the former Indiana senator who authored the federal Title IX law that prevents discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died Thursday. He was 91...
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Former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana, women's rights champion, dies at 91

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh, who authored a landmark 1972 law mandating equal opportunities for women in education and sports and wrote constitutional amendments on lowering the voting age and presidential disability, died on Thursday at the age of 91.
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Sen. Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

2 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91.
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Former Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Bayh, whose son Evan followed him into politics, was the lead sponsor of the landmark 1972 law prohibiting gender discrimination in education.
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Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

2 monthes ago   |   By WLKY

Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who wrote the landmark federal Title IX law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died. He was 91.
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Birch Bayh, 91, Dies; Senator Drove Title IX and Other Historic Legislation

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. Bayh, from Indiana, was a force in laws barring sex discrimination, giving 18-year-olds the vote and providing for the removal of a president.
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Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

INDIANAPOLIS - Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died. He was 91.
Bayh died early Thursday surrounded by his family at his home in Easton, Maryland, according to a statement released by his family. His son, Evan, followed him into politics and became Indiana's governor and also a senator.
Birch Bayh, a liberal Democrat, had a back-slapping, humorous campaigning style that helped him win three narrow elections to the Senate starting in 1962 at a time when Republicans won Indiana in four of...
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Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

2 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died. He was 91. Bayh died early Thursday surrounded by...
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