WAMC New York News
11:55 am
Mon July 10, 2006

'Icy' future for Upstate New York

Albany, NY – A recent study shows Independent colleges and universities in New York contributed more than $41 billion to the state's economy in 2005. It represents a 42-percent increase in the past decade, and illustrates the rise of a trend toward an intellectual and cultural based economy for an ailing Upstate. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more: