There’s been quite a debate brewing in the last several weeks at a liberal arts school in central Pennsylvania. Dickinson College, an institution with just under 2,000 matriculants according to 2020 data, is in the middle of a controversy surrounding women’s sports and Title IX. A couple of months ago, the school decided to do away with its men and women’s varsity squash team. However, the women’s team in particular was not happy with this development, and retained legal counsel.
In early September, the university president received a letter from the legal team representing Dickinson women’s squash, stating that the school’s elimination of the team violated Title IX. Dickinson College’s demographic breakdown of female to male students is 57