View Full Version : Jackson State AD Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling in Athletic Administration

08-24-2011, 06:19 PM
08-24-2011 10:27 PM

Vivian Fuller becomes first woman athletics director at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

When Dr. Vivian Fuller testified in 1992 at a congressional subcommittee hearing on gender inequities in intercollegiate athletics, she specifically addressed the lack of women in athletic administration.

“Women should not be limited to traditional positions in such as assistant or associate director of athletics. … In particular, when director of athletics positions become vacant, institutions should consider hiring a woman for the job,” she said in her prepared statement.

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