Interview with Leotus Morrison

Dublin Core

Identifier

1985 OH 092

Date

10/26/1984

Description

Leotus Morrison was born in 1926 in Savannah, Georgia. She attended Georgia State College for women and Ward Belmont College in Tennessee where she majored in both Equestrian and Physical Education. In the following interview Morrison details her experiences at James Madison University, where she coached basketball and dance. Morrison played a major role in developing and initiating Madison's women's sports program. Also included in the interview are detailed discussions about Title IX developments and regulations, Divisions I-III classifications in women's sports, and her presidential role in the AIAW Region II. The interview is a perfect example of the impacts that the AIAW had on women's sports, as well as the personal and professional motivations that drove the AIAW missions.

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Title

Interview with Leotus Morrison

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Berge, William H.

Interviewee

Morrison, Leotus

Location

Richmond, KY

Duration

1:01:33

Restrictions

no

Citation

“Interview with Leotus Morrison,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 23, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/184.

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