Across the Pac-12: Teams and universities celebrate 50th anniversary of Title IX
On June 23, 2022, Pac-12 universities, teams and programs took to social media to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landmark legislation, Title IX, being enacted. The Pac-12 launched its celebration of Title IX's 50th anniversary with "powHER of the Pac" immediately following Stanford women's golf capturing the 2022 NCAA team title, the 200th team NCAA title ever for Pac-12 women's teams.
On the morning of June 23, Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff also shared an open letter that was sent to all Pac-12 student-athletes regarding Title IX.
See below for celebration posts across Pac-12 athletics accounts and following along with #TitleIX50.
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» 45 Academic All-Americans
» 41 Team Conference Titles
» 15 Team National Championships
— Arizona Athletics (@AZATHLETICS) June 23, 2022
— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) June 23, 2022
We’re kicking off a year-long celebration of #TitleIX50, honoring the trailblazers who paved the way for female athletes and all of those who continue advocating today and beyond. #GoBears x #TitleIX https://t.co/UqQ6qkkWwx
— Cal Athletics (@CalAthletics) June 23, 2022
𝟓𝟎 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞 𝐈𝐗
On this day 50 years ago, opportunities were unlocked for women in sport & beyond. The Buffs will continue to celebrate this anniversary all year long, commemorating 5 decades of women's sports advancement.#TitleIX50 | #BuffsTitleIX 🦬
— Colorado Buffaloes (@CUBuffs) June 23, 2022
Empowered Women, Empower Women.
— GoDucks (@GoDucks) June 23, 2022
𝘛𝘖𝘋𝘈𝘠 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 50𝘵𝘩 𝘈𝘯𝘯𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘛𝘪𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘐𝘟 🙌
We're celebrating the bill that enabled women to reach new heights in college athletics & beyond.
— The Beavs (@BeaverAthletics) June 23, 2022
— Stanford Athletics (@GoStanford) June 23, 2022
50 years of Title IX
Celebrating the past.
Building for the future.
— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) June 23, 2022
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐗
Today we celebrate 50 years of Title IX. Thank you to all the trailblazers who paved the way for female athletes and continue advocating for women's sports. We're excited to keep our #PowerOfIX celebration going all year long!#GoCougs | #TitleIX50 pic.twitter.com/4wmiats3Zk
— Washington State Athletics (@WSUCougars) June 23, 2022
— UCLA Athletics (@UCLAAthletics) June 23, 2022
— USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) June 23, 2022
As we celebrate #TitleIX50 read up on how the Sun Devils level up for access, equity in academics & athletics 🔱
— Arizona State Sun Devils (@TheSunDevils) June 23, 2022