Earlier this week, USA Today featured two opposing op-eds on the need for Title IX reform.  In the pro-reform piece, Larry Joseph makes an excellent point about those cases where money is a deciding factor in cutting teams:

“Even when schools cut teams for purely financial reasons, proportionality exacerbates the cuts and targets men and small-roster women’s teams. And schools often refuse alumni offers fully to endow teams cut for ‘financial’ reasons. The proportionality requirement is to blame, and its repeal is essential to equity and athletics.”

Check out his whole article here.