|Creator:||Burke, Norma Peg (1933-)|
|Extent:||9.20 linear feet.|
|Repository:||Iowa Women's Archives|
|Summary:||Physical education professor at the University of Iowa and past president of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women, 1976-1977.|
Norma Peggy Burke (who usually signed her letters as "N. Peggy") served as President of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) from 1976 to 1977. Under her leadership, AIAW influenced issues relating to six-player girl's basketball, Title IX policy interpretation and National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) decisions regarding women's college championships.
Born in Fleming County, Kentucky, Burke taught physical education at the Unitversity of Iowa and chaired the Department of Women's Physical Education and Dance from 1978-1987. Vital Speeches of the Day published a speech written by Burke and she gave a number of addresses and testimonies during her term as AIAW president and tenure with the University of Iowa. In addition, Burke participated in several groups supporting equal rights for women: the National Women's Conference, the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women and the Iowa Coordinating Committee of International Women's Year.
Arrangement: Abbreviation list:
AAPHER: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
AAU: Amateur Athletic Union
ABAUSA: Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America
AIAW: Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women
HEW: Health Education and Welfare department (Now Health and Human Services)
ISPEDS: International Sports and Physical Education Data System
IWPS: International Women's Professional Softball
NAGWS: National Association for Girls and Women in Sport
NAIA: National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics
NAPECW: National Association for Physical Education of College Women
NASPE: National Association for Sport and Physical Education
NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association
USCSC: United States Collegiate Sports Council
USOC: United States Olympic Committee
Speech titles--Box 20
"You Are Free if You Choose to Be" (PEMM Club, North Dakota)
"You Can Get East by Sailing West" (AIAW)
"Magic Moments" (Iowa AIAW Basketball Tournament)
"What Are You Saying?" (MAIAW State Meeting)
"The Impact of Title IX on Athletics Ten Years Hence" (CAPECW)
"Our Changing Image-Women of Today" (PEM Club, Northeast Missouri State)
Untitled (Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio)
"Women's Rights-Are We Willing to Accept the Responsibility?" (Carleton College)
"You Can Get East by Sailing West" (AIAW Delegate Assembly)
"Statement to the Subcommittee on Education of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare"
"Athletic Scholarships for Women-Yes!"
"I Have a Dream" (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
"No Ordinary Person" (Ball State University)
"No Ordinary Person" (Eastern Kentucky University)
"Organizing Community Support" (DePaul Conference of Women in Sport)
"Best of Times, Worst of Times" (President's Summit Conference, Denver)
"AIAW Testimony for the President's Commission on Olympic Sport"
"Women in the System" (Temple University)
1977: "Be the Best That You Can Be" (Luther College, Decorah, Iowa)
"No Ordinary Person" (Wichita State University)
"On Being a Champion" (Georgia State International Women's Year Conference)
"The Issues in Women's Intercollegiates: the Pains and Promises" (Northern Illinois University)
"Is Sport Engulfing Physical Education?" (AAPHER Convention)
"Shall We Amend Title IX to Exempt Physical Education and Athletics?" (SDPHER)
"With Apologies to No One" (TAPHER)
"Promises to Keep and Miles to Go Before We Sleep" (AIAW Delegate Assembly)
"Pride and Prejudice" (SAPECW)
Untitled (Simpson College)
"Problems Athletics has Caused for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Educators" (IAPHER)
"Title IX-A Woman's View" (American Council of Education)
Untitled (Davenport Community School District)
"Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" (University of Missouri, Columbia)
"In a Race for the Human Race" (Purdue University)
"Women's Sports" (Winthrop College)
"Pros and Cons of Title IX" (University of Alberta)
"Who Are You Susie Softball Player?" (National Softball Championship, Omaha, Nebraska)
"The World Needs Wisdom" (Class of '39 Reunion Dinner)
"Staffing Needs and Dilemmas" (AIAW Athletic Director Workshop)
"Living in a World of Throw Away People" (Cedar Rapids Congregate Meal Group)
"The 80's: We've Only Just Begun-Women's Role" (Marshalltown YWCA)
"Power and Power Plays: Women As Leaders" (Published in Vital Speeches of the Day)
"Address to ERA Rally" (Iowa City, Iowa)
"Intercollegiate Athletics: Educational Activity or Big Business" (EAPECW)
"The NCAA Governance and Championships Proposals" (Western Michigan University)
"Power, Politics, Preservation, Prognosis in Women's Athletics" (MAPECW)
Untitled (Women's Studies, University of Iowa)
"Since Title IX" (AAPERD National Convention)
"Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, Sexual Equality and Other Popular Myths" (Northern Illinois University)
"Red Rover Red Rover Let Sarah Come Over" (Beyond Rubies)
"Women as Leaders Feminism and Sport: Connections and Directions" (University of Iowa)
"Clearing the Obstacles" (Women in Higher Education Administration)
Untitled (Mayor's Club)
"Politics/It's Everyone's Responsibility" (Phi Upsilon Omicron)
Untitled (Women's Athletic Banquet)
Untitled (Women As Leaders)
"Dinosaurs, Dodo Birds and Physical Education" (CAPECW)
"Finding Meaning in Life-Love is the Glue"
Undated: "We the People of the United States"
"I Have a Dream"
"You Are Free if You Choose to Be"
"True Confessions of a Female Chauvinist"
"Twenty Plus Years Remembered"
"On being a Female in a Male World/On being a Female Physical Educator"
"Rants and Musings [?]"
"Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" (University of Michigan)
"Taking the Checkered Flag" (not used)
"AIAW's Concerns and Plans for Improving Communication with High School Coaches in Girls Sports"
"Where Do We Go From Here?"
"Women and Sport-We Are Living in Changing Times"
Resource Files Quotes & Humor
Access: The papers are open for research.
Use: Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.
Acquisition: The papers (donor no. 236) were donated by N. Peggy Burke in 1993 and the University of Iowa Department of PE for Women (donor no. 257) in 2006.
Preferred Citation: N. Peggy Burke papers, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.
|Repository:||Iowa Women's Archives|
|Address:||100 Main Library |
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
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