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The Irony of Football = College Admits

By Richard Whitmire — October 29, 2010 1 min read

As pointed out in this letter to the editor in the Post, the efforts by small colleges to draw more men can backfire. If federal authorities/legal precedent concludes that granting admissions preferences to males is illegal, including preferences to fill out those football teams, then all gender weighting favoring men gets eliminated. Which pushes up the percentage of women, which in turn triggers Title IX sports restrictions, which in turn eliminates the football team. How about a female football team? That would work.

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