PROVIDENCE FRIARS

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<b>Location:</b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000000282" title="Providence Friars" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/providence-friars-ORSPT000000282.topic">Providence</a>, Rhode Island<br>
<b>Enrollment:</b> 4,585<br>
<b>Founded:</b> 1917<br>
<b>Joined the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000139" title="Big East Conference" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/big-east-conference-ORSPT000139.topic">Big East</a>:</b> 1979<br>
<b>Athletics:</b> 19 Division I sports<br>
<b>National championships:</b> 0<br>
<b>Notable alumni:</b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001876" title="Janeane Garofalo" href="/topic/entertainment/janeane-garofalo-PECLB001876.topic">Janeane Garofalo</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007475" title="Richard M. Daley" href="/topic/politics-government/government/richard-m.-daley-PEPLT007475.topic">Richard M. Daley</a>, Chris Dodd, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008377" title="Billy Donovan" href="/topic/sports/basketball/billy-donovan-PESPT008377.topic">Billy Donovan</a><br></font>

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Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Enrollment: 4,585
Founded: 1917
Joined the Big East: 1979
Athletics: 19 Division I sports
National championships: 0
Notable alumni: Janeane Garofalo, Richard M. Daley, Chris Dodd, Billy Donovan

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