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Analysis: College women's golf grosses $146 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Baylor University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $1.2 million – or $90,955 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

348,659 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from 4-year schools

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix in Tempe, Everest University in Tampa and Ashford University in San Francisco reported the largest share of borrowers from four-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Davidson College tops March Madness bracket with 91% graduation rate

From Higher Education Tribune

Four-year graduation rates range widely at schools that sent teams to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, according to the National Center for Education Statistics..

Analysis: College women's basketball grosses $903 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Stanford women's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with more than $21 million – or $1.5 million per athlete – in 2016, followed by UConn ($9 million), Baylor ($7.6 million), Florida State ($7 million) and Vanderbilt ($5.2 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

March Madness money: How do women's teams in the tournament rank?

From Higher Education Tribune

Of the 64 teams in the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament, Stanford is No. 1 for how much money it makes, grossing more than $21.4 million – or $1.5 million per player – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

March Madness money: How do tournament teams rank?

From Higher Education Tribune

Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, Duke is No. 1 for how much money it makes, grossing more than $34 million – or $2.1 million per player – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

First National Bank to acquire 17 Fifth Third Bank branches in Pittsburgh

First National Bank of Pennsylvania recently announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency approved its request to acquire 17 branch locations in Pittsburgh from Fifth Third Bank.

PNC Asset Management Group appoints Melcher chief investment officer

Pennsylvania’s PNC Financial Services Group Inc. announced that Thomas Melcher will become PNC Asset Management Group's chief investment officer, following James Dunigan’s retirement on Jan. 1.

Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet voted top company by Pennsylvania homeowners

America’s largest dealer of homeowner gutter protection, Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet — named best product of its kind by House & Home magazine's readers — is featured among its annual "Best of House & Home" awards.

Philip J. Foret joins Stradley Ronon at Philadelphia office

Stradley Ronon announced Wednesday that intellectual property attorney Philip J. Foret has joined the firm as a partner in its Malvern, Pennsylvania, office.

Marketing agency FVM adds medical-tech startup Proscia as client

FVM, a full-service business-to-business marketing agency based in Philadelphia, has added Proscia, a medical technology start-up, to its growing client roster, FVM said on Thursday.

First National Bank again named Pittsburgh Area 2015 Top Workplace

First National Bank (FNB), F.N.B. Corp.’s largest subsidiary, said on Thursday that it has been given a Greater Pittsburgh Area 2015 Top Workplaces award by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the fifth consecutive year.

Proscia signs with FVM for B2B marketing

Philadelphia firm in charge of designing and branding pathology company's software platform.

First National Bank's president to retire after 45 years in banking

Pittsburgh-based First National Bank of Pennsylvania said on Tuesday that Bank President John C. Williams, Jr., will retire in September after 45 years of service and leadership in the local and regional banking industry.

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