Paul Smith's a major player in North Country economy - 2011-01-26
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Paul Smith's College generates nearly $64 million a year in economic activity, according to a report released Wednesday by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.
The findings were announced as part of a statewide survey that show New York's private colleges and universities provide work for 174,000 people, with a total payroll of more than $10.7 billion.
In the North Country, CICU found that Paul Smith's, Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University generate $563 million annually, and are responsible for 4,200 jobs and more than $208 million in payroll.
To read the report, visit http://www.cicu.org/news/release.php?id=270.