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9. Woollen Gymnasium

Elizabeth Prince Nufer and UNC Swim Team

Elizabeth Prince Nufer and the UNC Swim Team, circa 1945

Elizabeth Prince Nufer and Coach Willis Casey, 1945

Elizabeth Prince Nufer and UNC swim coach Willis Casey, 1945

One of the biggest changes from Title IX was in sports. Women students had played intramural sports from the 1930s on at UNC, but it was not until 1972 that women received athletic scholarships and the university began to address the inequity in facilities and teams.

Frances Hogan on Title IX in sports

Listen to Frances Hogan, UNC’s first director of Women’s Athletics, reflect on these changes.