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Agenda for the

Title IX @ 40: Looking Back, Moving Forward Conference


8:30 - 9:00 AM

Registration and Meet-and-Greet


9:00 - 9:15 AM


Ms. Alysa Christmas Rollock

Vice President for Ethics and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator

Purdue University


9:15 - 9:30 AM

Opening Remarks

Dr. Victor L. Lechtenberg

Acting Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost

Purdue University


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Keynote Address

Dr. Joni Comstock

Senior Vice President for Championship



10:30 - 10:45 AM



10:45 - 12:00 PM

Title IX and the Current Landscape for Women and Higher Education


Dr. Beverly Davenport Sypher

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair for Leadership Excellence


Brian Lamb School of Communication

Purdue University


Ms. Elizabeth Holloway


Women in Engineering Program

Purdue University

Dr. Joyce Main

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Engineering Education

Purdue University

Dr. Alice Pawley

Assistant Professor

Engineering Education

Purdue University


12:00 - 1:15 PM

Lunch - Interactive Activity

Mr. Kirk Cerny

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Purdue Alumni Association

Facilitator: Ms. Catherine Wright-Eger

Leadership Advisor, Intercollegiate Student Services

Purdue University


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Miss Representation viewing and discussion


Ms. Catherine E. Pope

Managing Director

Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence

Ms. Ileana Cortes Santiago

Graduate Assistant

Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence


2:30 - 3:00 PM

Video: The History of Women in Purdue Athletics


3:00 - 4:15 PM

Title IX's Impact on Women and Girls in Sports

Moderator: Ms. Alysa Christmas Rollock


Dr. Cheryl Cooky

Assistant Professor

Department of Health and Kinesiology and Women's Studies

Purdue University

Ms. Nancy Cross

Senior Associate Athletic Director

Intercollegiate Athletics Administration

Purdue University

Ms. Chenee Williams

Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Eligibility

Senior Women Administrator

Department of Athletics

Mississippi Valley State University


4:15 - 4:30 PM Conclusion


If you have any questions, please contact titleix@purdue.edu.