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The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference between gender equity at institutions with a female Athletic Director (AD) compared to a male Athletic Director across Divisions I, II and III and considering football sponsorship. For the purposes of this research, gender equity is defined as proportions of participation, operating budget, recruiting budget, scholarships budget, sport sponsorship, coaching salaries and full time coaching staff allotted to women's teams. One sample t-tests comparing the means for each gender of the Athletic Director in the eight components revealed that there were significant differences between the two groups in the Participation, Sport Sponsorship, and Coaching components of gender equity. 3 X 2 ANOVAs comparing means for the institutions that sponsor football with the means of those that do not in the eight components revealed that there were significant differences in the Participation and Operating Expenses variables.