Study to be released of ISU's economic impact

May 16 2006

With approximately 10,000 students and 1,600 employees, Indiana State University is a valuable Wabash Valley asset.

A new report to be unveiled during a regional meeting of the Indiana Humanities Council Wednesday (May 17) will show just how much ISU contributes to the regions economy. The meeting will take place from 8 - 11:30 a.m. in the Tirey Hall Ballroom.

Kevin Snider, executive assistant to ISU President Lloyd W. Benjamin III, will present the report at 9 a.m. Immediately preceding Sniders presentation, Chris Pfaff of the Indiana Economic Development Council, will present a report on the IEDCs strategic plan for the state. Both will be available for comment following the meeting.

Complete schedule:
8 - 8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:35 a.m. - Opening remarks, Greg Goode
8:35 - 8:45 a.m. - Scott Massey, Indiana Humanities Council
8:45 - 9 a.m. - Chris Pfaff, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
9 - 9:15 a.m. - Kevin Snider, executive assistant to ISU President Lloyd W. Benjamin II
9:15 - 9:30 a.m., Edward Morrison, Indiana Humanities Council (workshop instructions)
9:30 - 11 a.m. - Workshop breakout sessions
11 - 11:30 a.m. - Report on breakout sessions

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Contact: Kevin Snider, executive assistant to the president, Indiana State University, (812) 237-7778 or ksnider@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer: Dave Taylor, media relations director, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3743 or dave.taylor@indstate.edu

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A new study of Indiana State University's ecoomic impact to the state and region will be presented during a regional meeting of the Indiana Humanities Council.

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