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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.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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.

Voter survey shows support for changes to Renewable Fuel Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two recent surveys of voters in Iowa and Pennsylvania are showing over 50 percent support proposals from President Donald Trump's administration to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard, and that the issue could impact the 2018 midterms and 2020 Electoral College map.

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.

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.

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.

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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