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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.

DirecTech sales director to offer online marketing advice to local businesses at Johnston Chamber luncheon

From Johnston Times

DirecTech sales director Dan Tooker will provide the full scoop on online promotion for local businesses at the Johnston Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Johnston Public Library.

DirecTech taps Smith as phone sales manager

Bringing years of “legendary” expertise from her time working at Hanson Directories, experienced telephone sales agent Tanya Smith recently accepted a position as telephone sales manager for Newton media, news and publishing firm DirecTech.

Mediacom announces $27,000 in grants for nonprofits

Mediacom Communications has announced the newest recipients of the community arts and cultural grants totaling $27,000.

DirecTech, Iowa Wild announce partnership

DirecTech has announced a partnership with the Iowa Wild to bring up-to-date news to professional hockey fans in the Des Moines area and throughout Iowa.

Burlington's Snake Alley named Ripley's 'Odd Spot'

Ripley’s Believe It or Not company recently celebrated its 100th anniversary with its archival project listing 100 unusual “Odd Spots”– Ripley’s Guide to the Curious Corners of America.

DirecTech acquires digital billboard franchise to offer hyperlocal marketing in Iowa

DirecTech, LLC has opened a local office in Des Moines and launched a specialty sales force to introduce its media services products to local small- and medium-sized businesses.

DirecTech opens Des Moines office, hires director of sales

Newton-based DirecTech, LLC has opened a local office in Des Moines and launched a specialty sales force to introduce its digital and print products in the form of electronic newsboards, coupon books and glossy monthly magazines in central Iowa.

Chicago firm buys Hanson Directories

DirecTech, LLC, has purchased Hanson Directories, a telephone directory publisher based in Iowa, the Newton Daily News reported.

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