Interview with Janice Shelton


  • Identifier1985 OH 094
  • Date10/26/1984
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweeShelton, Janice
  • DescriptionJanice Shelton attended Georgetown College where she graduated with a double major in Biology and Physical Education. After finishing a brief stint at East Tennessee University she attended graduate school and returned to take up the Coordinator of Women's Athletics position. In 1974, Watson then became the East Tennessee Assistant Athletics Coordinator and a AIAW member. The following interview details her involvement with the AIAW, as well as her time at East Tennessee. Comments are also submitted by Nell Hensley who was in attendance during the interview. The interview provides insightful material that addresses Title IX regulations, AIAW eligibility records, the AIAW Appeals Committee, student athlete civil rights, and the individuals who Shelton and Hensley believed were prime movers in women's athletics.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration0:49:59
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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