Until 2011, athletic scholarships had to be renewed annually. NCAA schools now can offer four-year deals but few schools do so.
Among Pitt leaders and key employees included in this year's filing, four of the five highest paid were in athletics.
Despite loss of up to five players on last season's rosters, Pitt's coach is excited about the talent he is bringing in.
Trip to Haiti and dealing with malnourished, impoverished children makes major impact on 16 Panthersathletes.
The Atlantic Coast Conferences spring meetings ended amid a positive atmosphere, but with a lack of tangible results.
ACC commissioner John Swofford said league brass discussed the conference's bowl bids to locations for the conference basketball tournament.
Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson said he "hasn't heard any discussion" about moving to nine conference games.
Pitt still has some work to do in order to secure the school's first NCAA tournament berth since 1995.
The ACC is unlikely to switch its men's basketball tournament from its North Carolina roots to New York.
ACC athletic directors, including Pitt's Steve Pederson, and coaches gather in Florida for their annual meetings.